The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is going to launch operations by handling US-Bangla Airlines flights from April 20 as part of a trial run of the newly inaugurated new terminal at Chennai Airport. The AAI will operate an international flight through the new terminal as part of the trial before shift-ing full operations.
Local US-Bangla Authority expressed their gratefulness to AAI for choosing US-Bangla Airlines, ac-cording to a US-Bangla media release signed by Md Kamrul Islam, general manager (PR) of the organi-zation.
US-Bangla Airlines has been operating flights from Dhaka to Chennai continuously every week since 2018.
“This will be a trial to find out if all the systems are working properly as everything is new. It will also help us to find out if passengers are facing any inconvenience,” Sharad Kumar, director at Chennai Air-port, said.
Currently, the US-Bangla Airlines is operating flights from Dhaka to Chennai route with Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Also, it operates daily flights to Kolkata from Dhaka and Chittagong.