Novoair is a Bangladeshi airline based in Dhaka that mainly operates domestic flights within Bangladesh, but also a few international flights to destinations such as India. One of the most popular domestic routes is Kathmandu Tribhuvan to Biratnagar.
The airline was founded in 2007 and didn’t begin flying operations until 2013 and international flights in 2015. It's main airport hub is at Shahjalal International Airport.
Novoair is the leading private airline of the country and was awarded the “Domestic Airline of the Year" and the “Best Customer Friendly” airline trophy in 2019.
On the 9th of January 2020, Novoair celebrated its 7th birthday. Novoair released a statement to announce that in the seven years it has been operating, the airline has operated 61,599 flights, carrying more than 3.33 million passengers.
The airline operates up to 30 flights each day, flying from Dhaka to destinations within Bangladesh and India:
|Bangladesh||Dhaka||Shahjalal International Airport|
|Bangladesh||Chattogram||Shah Amanat International Airport|
|Bangladesh||Cox's Bazar||Cox's Bazar Airport|
|Bangladesh||Rajshahi||Shah Makhdum Airport|
|Bangladesh||Sylhet||Osmani International Airport|
|India||Kolkata||Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport|
Adults are allowed one piece of checked baggage, weighing a maximum of 7 Kg (combined).
Children are also allowed one piece of checked baggage, weighing a maximum of 7 Kg (combined).
Infants are allowed one appropriate carry on bag.
All carry-on bags must measure up to 35cm x 15cm x 22cm.
Adults are allowed two pieces of checked baggage, weighing a maximum of 20 Kg (combined).
Children are also allowed two pieces of checked baggage, weighing a maximum of 20 Kg (combined).
Infants are allowed one piece of checked baggage, weighing a maximum of 10 Kg (combined).
All checked bags must measure up to 100cm x 40cm x 60cm.
Online check-in is available 12 hours before your flight’s scheduled departure time. It closes 90 minutes before scheduled departure for all passengers who have an e-ticket.
Online check-in can be completed through the airline's check-in webpage.
Airport check-in counter will be closed 30 minutes before the flight departure for domestic flights and one hour for international flights.
Novoair offers standard economy seating. There are 68 passenger seats in all seven of the aircraft that Novoair operates.
Relax in comfortable padded seats, with fold-down trays and ample storage space.
On International flights Novoair supplies meals. Meals are prepared by experienced and seasoned chefs and highlight the cuisines of different regions.
Snacks are available on domestic flights.
Onboard WiFi is not currently available.
There is currently no onboard entertainment system. Magazines are available.
Novoair 's fleet consists of entirely the ATR 72-500. The airline has a total of seven aircraft in total.
The airline has a frequent flyer program called “SMILES”, making it the first domestic Bangladeshi airline to offer a frequent flyer program.
When you make your booking through Alternative Airlines, simply select ‘SMILES’ from the drop-down list of frequent flyer programs to collect your points when you fly!
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport is the largest airport in Bangladesh and is also used by the Bangladesh Air Force. The airport is located in Kurmitola in northern Dhaka, taking over as the country's sole international airport from Tejgaon Airport in 1980.
Other airlines based here include Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Regent Airways and US-Bangla Airlines. Airlines that fly from and to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport include Etihad, Emirates, Qatar and United.
Please click on the logos below to find out more about airlines that fly similar routes to Novoair: