Bangladesh's newest private airline, Air Astra, started its journey on Thursday with its first flight, 2A 441, taking off from Dhaka airport, bound for Cox's Bazar, reports UNB.
Air Astra will operate three flights on Dhaka-Cox's Bazar-Dhaka route and two flights on Dhaka-Chattogram-Dhaka route, according to a press release signed by Sakib Hasan Shuvo, deputy manager (Public Relations) of the organisation.
The airline will launch flights on all domestic routes in the country in phases.
The minimum one-way fare, from Dhaka to Cox's Bazar, was set at Tk 4,800 and Dhaka-Chattogram at Tk 3,695.
Air Astra has already taken delivery of two ATR 72-600 aircraft in Dhaka and two more aircraft are scheduled to be delivered within 2022.
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