Buddha Air associates with VRock & Company to boost tourism industry

Buddha Air has aligned with VRock & Company Pvt. Ltd as a part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR). The agreement was signed on 21st December 2017 between VRock’s Chairman, Mr. Radhesh Pant and Buddha Air’s Managing Director, Mr. Birendra Bahadur Basnet.

As per the agreement, both companies will support the goal of bringing 2.5 million tourists to Pokhara Regional International Airport annually. The project will initiate on 1st January 2018 for an initial periods of nine months.

With the belief of corporate houses have a responsibility to introduce creative innovations to uplift Society, Buddha Air’s CSR will coordinate VRock & Company to commence research, discussion with stakeholders and arrange a master plan for realizing the development potentials that will arise as a result of Pokhara International Airport and also focuses on consultation and advisory work in the field of infrastructural development, financial services, strategy management and leadership.


An agreement  signed between VRock’s Chairman, Mr. Radhesh Pant and Buddha Air’s Managing Director, Mr. Birendra Bahadur Basnet

Every year, around 3, 00,000 tourists visit Pokhara and Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP). According to first research, Pokhara International Airport has the potential to welcome 2.5 million tourists to Pokhara, ACAP and the peripheries of Province 4 which also provides sustainable employment to 10 million Nepalese. To achieve the induced economic potential from Pokhara International Airport will require vertical integration from different sectors and businesses. Tourist sites will be developed while protecting the environment and ecology of key sites in Province 4. These sites will be developed with the involvement of the local people.

Previously Buddha Air received an award “Nepal Brand Leadership Awards 2017” from CMO Asia on 18 December 2017.

Buddha Air is eyeing to initiate commercial operation with jetliners (A320 or Boeing 737) for which the company is currently studying the feasibility of operating jet aircraft in the Nepali market. The company is consulting with the world’s leading aircraft manufactures-Boeing and Airbus-and is also analyzing the business and market feasibility.

The international operations of the jet aircraft can be expected to commence after the initialization of Pokhara Regional International Airport which is expected to happen after 2021.

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