Nov 15, 2016: Muscat International Airport welcomed its first direct flight of US-Bangla Airlines on November 12, 2016. US Bangla Airlines now operates non-stop flights from Dhaka –Muscat and Chittagong- Muscat route, four weekly flights operating with two B737- 800 Boeing aircrafts on the route.
According to US Bangla team, the airline’s objective is to start operating daily flights to Muscat international Airport.
US Bangla Airlines will further connect to Kolkata, India, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Kathmandu, Nepal and several destinations of Bangladesh with a brief stopover in the country; offering passengers an option in Oman to other south Asian destinations.
US-Bangla Airlines (USBA) Ltd. is an affiliate of the US-Bangla Group, located in Dhaka. The airline launched its first international flights last May with its flights to Nepal’s Tribhuvan airport.
The city office of US-Bangla Airlines has also officially opened, in addition to US-Bangla Airlines appointing Travel Point LLC as its general sales agent (GSA) in Oman.
The addition of new direct flights to the Sultanate is a significant step towards OAMC’s strategic goal of placing Oman Airports amongst the top 20 airports in the world by 2020.