US-Bangla Airlines is a privately-owned Bangladeshi airline based at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The airline started its operation in July 2014, initially operating to only two domestic cities within Bangladesh — Shah Amanat International Airport (CGP), Chittagong, and Jessore Airport (JSR), Jessore. Before the end of the year, US-Bangla Airlines doubled its flight network, launching international flights to both Cox's Bazar Airport (CXB), Cox's Bazar, and Saidpur Airport (SPD), Saidpur.
In July 2016 — two years after the airline's launch — US-Bangla Airlines launched its first services to international destinations, such as Singapore and Dubai. The airline now flies to a total of 16 different destinations from its hub in Dhaka, made up of eight domestic cities and eight international cities. The Bangladeshi carrier's fleet currently consists of four Boeing 737-800, eight ATR 72s and three Dash 8-400s, in addition to three more aircraft on order including a Boeing 737 MAX.
The airline is the largest private airline in Bangladesh in terms of fleet size and is the second-largest airline after Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the flag carrier of Bangladesh.
As of October 2020, the airline has scheduled flights to the 16 destinations within Bangladesh, China, India, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Singapore and Thailand. These destinations include Dhaka, Chittagong, Jessore, Cox's Bazaar, Saidpur, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Barisal, Guangzhou, Chennai, Kolkata, Kuala Lumpur, Muscat, Doha, Singapore and Bangkok. If you're looking to fly within the Bangladesh, our guide to domestic flights within Bangladesh offers lots of helpful information.
Passengers flying with US-Bangla Airlines are allowed one item of carry-on baggage per customer. The baggage must be no heavier than the 7 kilograms weight allowance and must not exceed the dimensions of 15 x 22 x 3 cm (6 x 8 x 14 in). This applies to adults, children, and infants on both international and domestic flights.
On international flights, US-Bangla Airlines passengers are allowed one item of checked baggage per customer. Economy class passengers checked baggage must not exceed 20 kilograms in weight, while Business class passengers have a 30 kilograms weight allowance. This applies to both adults and children. Infants baggage must not exceed the weight of 10 kilograms for both Business and Economy class. All baggage must not exceed the dimensions of 40 x 60 x 100 cm (15x24x40 in).
On domestic flights, adult and children for all classes are allowed 20 kilograms of checked baggage. Infants are allowed 10 kilograms of checked baggage. All checked baggage must not exceed the dimensions of 40 x 60 x 100 cm (15x24x40 in).
Economy Class facilities
The airlines Economy class offers an affordable fare, offering you the flexibility to choose which extras you need onboard.
When you select the affordable economy services you will discover everything in the price. You can also stay entertained with US Bangla Airlines inflight magazine called the Blue Sky offering information about Bangladesh.
Seats are positioned in a 3 x 3 formation depending on the aircraft, ensuring that each passenger will sit by either a window, aisle or both.
Business Class facilities
With business class, you can enjoy the highest comfort. You can choose from a range of US Bangla Airlines meals, beverages and the extra room and space on the aircraft.
Passengers can enjoy resting in comfortable with an ample amount of legroom as seats are positioned in a 2 x 2 formation depending on the aircraft.
The airline currently doesn't have any in-flight entertainment onboard.
Online check-in before your flight isn't required when travelling with the airline.
As passengers arrive at the terminal of the airport, they hand in their boarding pass and then airline takes care of their baggage. Check-in and boarding process is very fast and efficient. The airline recommends passengers to arrive 2 hours before their scheduled departure time. The airline flight crew from their will be ready to help in the check-in and boarding process.
As of October 2020, the airline operates a fleet of De Havilland Dash 8s, ATR 72s and Boeing 737s. The airline is looking to add a has Boeing 737 MAX and two ATR 72-600s to its fleet in the future.
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) is a public Bangladeshi airport within Dhaka, Bangladesh. The airport serves over 6.3 million passengers each year. The airport is located in the 20 km north of Dhaka. It's the largest international airport in Bangladesh.
The 29 airlines that fly to and from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) include US Bangla Airlines, Air India, Cathay Dragon, China Eastern Airlines, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Sri Lankan Airlines, Fly Dhaka and more.
US Bangla Airlines isn't currently part of any airline alliance however the airline is owned by US-Bangla Group.
The airline doesn't currently have a frequent flyer program.