US-Bangla Airlines has decided to increase its flight frequency on Dhaka-Doha-Dhaka route to three from two weekly flights from September 9.
The airline will operate flight to Doha from Dhaka every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from September 9 next, a press release said here today.
The US-Bangla airlines, the country's largest private carrier in terms of fleet size, resumed the Doha destination on Aug 31 with two weekly flights after more than five months as the popular middle-eastern destination was suspended in March for containing the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak.
US-Bangla is using the 164 seated Boeing 737-800 aircraft to carry passengers on the Dhaka-Doha route, said the release.
The airlines is operating the flights following all types of health and travel guidelines of the civil aviation authorities of Bangladesh and Qatar.
Apart from the Doha route, currently, after the resumption of flight operation amid pandemic, the US-Bangla Airlines is now also operating international flights on Guangzhou and Kuala Lumpur route and 40 daily flights on all seven domestic routes.
On March 21, the Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh (CAAB) first imposed a ban on commercial international flight operation to and from 10 countries – Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Turkey, Malaysia, Oman, and Singapore – due to the pandemic.