DHAKA, April 11 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh's leading premium airline, US-Bangla Airlines, has announced the launch of flight operations to Guangzhou, making it the first Bangladeshi air service to have a route to China.
Beginning on April 26, the flight will run thrice a week according to the spokesman Md. Kamrul Islam of the Dhaka-based leading private carrier.
"This is the first time in Bangladesh aviation history, from 26 April 2018, the country's leading premium airline, US-Bangla Airlines will start operations of its eighth international destination by flying beyond the borders of the nation in one of the most important cities of the eastern region, Guangzhou, China," said US-Bangla General Manager Islam on Tuesday.
"Initially three flights will be operated for Guangzhou from Dhaka on every Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday and return from Guangzhou to Dhaka on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday," he said in a statement.