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US-Bangla to resume Dhaka-Kolkata flights from October 21

| Updated: October 19, 2021 19:24:38


US-Bangla to resume Dhaka-Kolkata flights from October 21

US-Bangla Airlines will resume its Dhaka- Kolkata flights from October 21 under the air bubble agreement inked between Bangladesh and India.

The flights will leave Dhaka at 9:45 am every Thursday, Saturday and land in Kolkata at 10:45 am (local time). On the same days, the flights will leave Kolkata at 11and land in Dhaka at 12:30 PM.

The passengers' will have to secure negative report of Covid-19 RT-PCR test within 72 hours before taking flight. They will also need to get molecular test done on their own expenses after landing in Kolkata.

All the passengers are now allowed to travel to India under the air bubble deal following the current visa related directives.

With all the taxes and surcharges applied US-Bangla's Dhaka-Kolkata one way flight ticket price is Tk 7,226 and the price of return ticket is Tk 12,733, according to UNB.

On September 2, the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) accepted the Indian civil aviation ministry's proposal to resume Bangladesh-India air bubble flights on September 4.

Later, India and Bangladesh mutually decided to increase the frequency of flights under the Air Bubble arrangement from 7 to 21 per week per country.

To book US-Bangla air tickets for any route call on 01777777800-6 or 13605 numbers.

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