Airlines in Nepal to resume flights over Himalayas

Airlines in Nepal are going to resume scheduled mountain flights over the Himalayas following a suspension that lasted form more than four and a half months due to Covid, targeting mainly domestic and Indian tourists, industry representatives said.Buddha Air and Yeti Airlines, the two prominent private airlines in Nepal, are planning regular mountain flights from Saturday and Sunday, respectively.

We conducted a chartered mountain flight for some Indian tourists last Saturday (September18), Rupesh Joshi, marketing and sales director at Buddha Air, told Xinhua news agency on Thursday. Starting from the coming Saturday, we shall conduct one flight a week in the Himalayan mountains for sightseeing.