Buddha Air, the leading airline company of Nepal has announced to operate flights between Kathmandu and Guwahati from 3 August,2019. The airline is preparing to operate 2 flights at 7 am every Tuesday and Saturday between Kathmandu and Guwahati.
According to the official post of the carrier at facebook, with this flight route, the carrier hopes to create a vital connection between Nepal and the eastern parts of India in states like Assam, Meghalaya, etc.
Likewise, Buddha Air is preparing to operate 3 flights weekly from Kathmandu to Kolkata. The airline has announced to commence flight in Kathmandu-Kolkata air route from May 27, 2019. According to the carrier, the air ticket has been set up to NRs. 10654.
Buddha Air will be operating 3 weekly flight on Kathmandu-Calcutta-Kathmandu sector on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2076 Jestha 13. The airline will be operating flights initially from their current aircraft ATR-72.
The airline has been focusing on Indian tourist and basically Bengali tourist from Calcutta as they are mostly travel enthusiast and in 2017 more than 20 million Indian tourist visited foreign country about of which only 160 thousand of them visited to Nepal. The airline has already established their office at India as well which will help them to get their market easily.
The airline currently owns 11 aircraft that includes 2 Beechcraft B1900D, 3 ATR 42-320 and 6 ATR 72-500 series aircraft. The airline will be adding 2 more ATR 72 series aircraft to extend their flight operation to different cities of India.
The airline is providing services to Nepalgunj, Bhairahawa, Bharatpur, Simara, Janakpur, Biratnagar, Bhadrapur, Pokhara, Dhangadi and Tumlingtar from TIA along with Mountain Flights as well as flights to Indian city Varanasi. Buddha Air recently celebrated its completion of 21 years of service in Nepali Aviation Market with ATR company officials.