DHAKA: A special flight of US-Bangla Airlines has brought back152 more Bangladeshis stranded in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday (July 1).
A US-Bangla special flight, carrying 152 stranded Bangladeshis, landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 08:20 am.
Kamrul Islam, General Manager (Public Relations) of the US-Bangla Airlines confirmed matter to Banglanews.
The airlines has operated the special flight under the auspices of Bangladesh Air Force Welfare Trust to facilitate the repatriation of Bangladeshi expatriates stranded in Dubai.
The special flight was operated on the Dubai-Dhaka route with US-Bangla Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
The press release said that every passenger from Dubai carried a coronavirus negative certificate.
Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, a large number of expatriate Bangladeshis were stranded in various cities in the UAE for more than three months.
Earlier, 140 Bangladeshi nationals, stranded in the United Arab Emirates, returned home by a special flight of US-Bangla airlines on June 30.
BDST: 1318 HRS, JULY 1, 2020