After a successful proving flight on June 19, 2017, Lhasa based Tibet Airlines (IATA: TV; ICAO: TBA) started its direct flight service on August 8, 2017 on Chengdu –Kathmandu-Chengdu sector.
The inaugural flight TV9899 departed from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport at 18:16 hours (Local Time) and touched down at Tribhuvan International Airport(TIA),Kathmandu at 19:15 hours (Local Time). The departure flight schedule for flight TV 9900 is 19:25 hours (Local Time) departing from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu and arrival to Chengdu at 00:50(+1) hours next day (Local Time).
With the launch of 4 flights per week, every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, the airline operates its Airbus 319 on the route, featuring a comfortable two class cabin, seating 128 passengers with 8 in business class and 120 in economy, providing passengers with more legroom and fresh look in cabin.
The airline has appointed Himalaya Airlines Pvt. Ltd. as its General Sales Agent (GSA) for passenger and cargo movement to take care of reservations and ticketing in Nepal.
Tibet Airlines is an airline based at Lhasa Gonggar Airport in Tibet, China. The airline commenced its operations in July 26, 2011 and operates scheduled domestic services.