Himalaya Airlines launches flight on Kathmandu-Chongqing route

19th Oct, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Oct. 19: Himalaya Airlines, an Nepal-China joint venture company, has entered into to the Chinese market with the maiden charter flight to Chongqing, a major tourist destination of China.

The inaugural flight of Himalaya departed from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu at 16:55 hours (local time) and touched down at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport at 23:05 hours (local time) on Thursday.

The return flight from Chongqing to Kathmandu took place on Friday morning, the airlines said in a press statement.

According to the company, the new service will continue in every Thursday through charter flight from Chongqing to Kathmandu. Himalaya is the only airline operating direct flights between the two cities, the company said.