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US-Bangla airlines gets 4th ATR

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Economic Reporter :
US-Bangla airlines, one of the country's private carriers, today added a brand new 72-seat turboprop ATR 72-600 aircraft as part of its plan to increase flight frequency on domestic and regional routes.
The new aircraft raised the current aircraft number to 11 along with existing four Boeing 737-800, three DASH8-Q400 and three ATR 72-600, the largest fleet among the countries private airlines.
The aircraft landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 4.30 pm flying from France after refuelling in Egypt and Oman, a press release said on Saturday.
US-Bangla airlines chief advisor Capt Ahmed Skhidar formally received the aircraft.

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