It may have been gone 02:00 in the morning but that didn’t stop airline and airport representatives celebrating US-Bangla Airlines’ new five times weekly service to Kuala Lumpur from Dhaka with a cake. The airline joins five other carriers serving the market. Between all six carriers, passengers now have a choice of 65 weekly flights between Dhaka and Kuala Lumpur.
- US-Bangla Airlines on 2 March became the sixth carrier to offer non-stop service between Dhaka (DAC) and Kuala Lumpur (KUL). The airline is offering daily flights from Monday to Friday on the 2,641-kilometre route using its 737-800s. The route is already flown by Malindo Air (three times daily), Malaysia Airlines (twice-daily), Biman Bangladesh Airlines (11 times weekly), AirAsia (daily) and Regent Airways (daily). Departing Dhaka at 20:00 the five times weekly service arrives in Malaysia at 02:00. The return flight departs KL at 03:00 getting back to Bangladesh at 05:00. According to OAG data this becomes the airline’s fourth international route from Dhaka, with Kuala Lumpur joining the line-up of Kathmandu (Nepal), Kolkata (India) and Singapore. See how Kuala Lumpur Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.