Air Astra launches flights to Saidpur

-A Monitor Report Date: 16 May, 2023

Dhaka : Air Astra, the newest private airline of the country, launched two daily flights on Dhaka-Saidpur route from May 14 with one-way fares starting from BDT 3,490 including all taxes.

After Chattogram, Cox's Bazar and Sylhet, the northern destination Saidpur is an important destination, said a press release.

Air Astra started operating flights to Chattogram and Cox's Bazar on November 24, 2022 and Sylhet from February 23, 2023. 

The flights are conveniently scheduled keeping the potential travellers in mind and departs Dhaka at 2:10 pm and 8:00 pm, and from Saidpur at 3:40 pm and 9:30 pm, respectively.

Air Astra's CEO, Imran Asif, emphasised the importance of Saidpur as a crucial destination on the domestic route network.

"Air Astra will operate more flights on this route soon, though it has started operating two daily flights to Saidpur now. We hope that our valued passengers will appreciate the fantastic service on the ground and in the air," he said.

Air Astra operates a fleet of 3x modern French-built ATR72-600 aircraft configured with 70 seats. It is the most modern turboprop aircraft in the world today with enhanced safety and reliability features. 

The airline prioritises safety above all other operational objectives and have undertaken the initiatives to become the first private airline to achieve IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) recognition within the first year of operations.


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