US-Bangla Airlines suspends flights to Kathmandu indefinitely

Published On: March 15, 2018 12:28 PM NPT By: Agencies

KATHMANDU, Mar 15:  US-Bangla Airlines has suspended flights to Kathmandu indefinitely after its plane crashed at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, killing 51 people.

Airline spokesman Kamrul Islam said they have stopped operating the Dhaka-Kathmandu-Dhaka flights from Wednesday.

However, flights on other domestic and international routes are being operated as scheduled, he said.

According to the airline’s website, the BS211 flight to Kathmandu was scheduled to take off from Dhaka at 12 pm and fly back from the Nepalese capital for Bangladesh at 3 pm.

The airline’s schedule for Wednesday showed six Dhaka-Chittagong flights as well as flights to Jessore, Barisal, Syedpur and Cox’s Bazaar from the Dhaka airport.

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