NOVOAIR, the country's private airline, has added another 68-seater ATR 72-500 model aircraft in its fleet. Raising its ATR 72-500 model aircraft number to four, said a press release on Sunday.
The aircraft landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Sunday at 12:57 PM. Air Cdre M Mostafizur Rahman - Member Operations Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh, Fayzur Rahman - Chairman of NOVOAIR, Syed Moinul Haq - Acting Managing Director and other distinguish guests were present on the occasion.
Currently NOVOAIR operates daily four flights from Dhaka to Chittagong. two flights to Cox's Bazar, two flights to Jessore, one flight to Sylhet, two flights to Saidpur and one flight to Kolkata.
NOVOAIR has planned to increase one flight to Chittagong, one flight to Jessore and one flight to Saidpur on mid-week of September with the new aircraft. NOVOAIR also planned to increase international flight.
Established in November 1981, ATR is a joint partnership between two major European aeronautics players, Airbus and Leonardo. More than 1,500 ATR are operated around the world in more than 200 airlines. These sophisticated aircraft are highly suitable for the weather in the South and South-East Asian countries all over the world. It's an environmentally-friendly 'green aircraft'. ATR is fuel-saving, modern cockpit, capable of carrying wide seats and extra baggage.
NOVOAIR started flight operations in January 2013. NOVOAIR established as a Premium scheduled passenger Airline spreading wings in all domestic and regional destinations.