Buddha Air collecting advice from two giant manufacturers: Airbus & Boeing

Two high officials from the Boeing Company arrived on Sunday to discuss the feasibility of operating Boeing with Buddha Air which has planned to expand its flight services in the international platform.

The team comprising of Suvendoo Ray, senior director of International Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes and David M Schulte, regional marketing director of Asia Pacific & India Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes has started discussions about features of their aircraft with Buddha Air.

According to the source, the team will be here till today and has suggested Boeing B737 Max 8 series aircraft. Previously, Buddha Air had discussion with Officials of the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus and received suggestion for Airbus A319 aircraft.

Buddha Air has announced to operate international flights to Kolkata, India from September 1, 2018 with their ATR 72-500 series aircraft. Buddha Air has also announced to commence other international flights from August, 2021 from Pokhara International Airport.

Buddha Air will look after the expenses, aircraft features, fuel consumption and other technical parts of both Airbus A319 and Boeing 737 Max 8 series aircraft before it makes decision.

Buddha Air has served around 10 million passengers from both national and international destinations. Recently, Buddha Air added ATR 72-500 ‘9N-AMF’ to its fleet on January 25, 2018. Buddha air is currently operating its scheduled flights to 13 domestic destinations and operating mountain flights from Kathmandu and Pokhara Airport.

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