Nepal’s Premium Airways, Buddha turns 21

12th Oct, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Buddha Air, one of the Nepal’s most favored private airlines has completed its 20 years and entered the 21st years of delicate service in Nepali skies.

Buddha Air at the time of its introduction gave service to the passengers using Witchcraft 1900 D manufactured in the United States of America for an hour-long mountain flight.

Buddha Air that operates flights mainly in urban areas of Nepal holds around 63 percent of the market. It now has two witchcrafts along with seven ATR aircrafts.

According to the company, another ATR aircraft is being brought in the second week of 2018 while the next one will be brought in the month of June, said marketing and sales director Rupesh Joshi.

With the International Airport construction completing soon in Pokhara, Buddha Air Company said that it is mulling to hold talks with a European airbus manufacturing company on purchasing 320 Family Series Airbus.

Expressing hope that Pokhara International Airport will be completed in time, the company has made preparations to conduct flights from three wide-body aircraft from August 1, 2021, said Birendra Bahadur Basnet, Managing Director of the company.