Himalaya Airlines strengthens its position in Middle East, Starts direct flights to Dubai


28th Apr, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, April 28 : The fast growing premium carrier of Nepal, Himalaya Airlines has started its debut flight to Dubai on Friday.

The joint venture airlines of Nepal- China took off for its first direct flight to Dubai from Nepal’s only International Airport, Tribhuwan International Airport at 10 :40 AM (Nepali Time) and landed in Dubai on 13:25 PM (Local Time of Dubai).

The flight was inaugurated by Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Nepal His Excellency SaeedHamdan Al Naqbi along with other government and H9 (Airlines) officials.

“The launch of directflights to Dubai is an important development for Himalaya Airlines. We anticipate high demand for the route, providing a further boost to inbound/ outbound tourist traffic from Middle East region.” said Mr. Vijay Shrestha, Vice President- Administration. “Operating a non-stop service between Kathmandu and Dubai has been in our vision for some time and we are delighted to have it achieved, strengthening our operation network in UAE” Shrestha added states the release from the Airlines.

The airline will operate its one three Airbus 320-214 with 3 flights per week, every Monday, Wednesday and Fridaywith 8 business and 150 economy class seats in irresistible fares.

“The airline has appointed Fishtail Travel and Tourism LLC, Dubaias its General Sales Agents (GSA) for passenger inUnited Arab of Emirates, who will be responsible for the airline’s sales and marketing, market development, reservations and ticketing services representing the airline in Dubai,” The release states.