First time in aviation history of Nepal, Himalaya Airlines today officially announces the launch of a new direct air service from Kathmandu to Dammam which will start on September 1, 2017. This will be Himalaya Airline’s new passenger route service, complementing the airlines’ existing sectors: Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai and Yangon.
With the launch of daily service, the airline will operate its one of the three Airbus 320-214 on the route, offering 8 Business class and 150 Economy class seats for travellers on a regular basis. The airline has also loudly announced that there will be free baggage allowance up to 40 KG on Business and 30 KG on Economy class.
The Flight H9 559 will depart from Kathmandu at 22:30 local time, arriving in Dammam at 00:25+1 hrs. The return flight H9 560 will depart Dammam at 01:50 local time, arriving in Kathmandu at 09:15 hrs. With its above average “On Time Performance” (OTP) record, the airline aims at ensuring a high level of reliability and punctuality to its passengers.
Himalaya Airlines is a proud owner of three Airbus A320s and is currently conducting scheduled flights to four destinations namely Dubai, Doha, Kuala Lumpur and Yangon. Now, the airline has extended its wings in collaboration with Tibet Airlines which has successfully done its inauguration flight on Chengdu- Kathmandu route on August 8, this year.