Himalaya Airlines (H9) is pleased to announce the launch of scheduled flight operations between Kathmandu and Beijing. The new service will provide a convenient and efficient travel option for passengers seeking to explore the dynamic cities of Beijing and Kathmandu. The airline strongly believes that the resumption of this flight route will be a significant boost to both Nepalese tourism and trade.
The Kathmandu-Beijing-Kathmandu route has commenced on June 24, 2023, operating every Saturday. Nepal’s Ambassador to China, H.E. Mr. Bishnu Pukar Shrestha, boarded the first flight, representing the growing friendship and cooperation between the two nations. His presence also symbolized keen attention from the Government of Nepal towards the betterment and tourism growth of both the sectors. Passengers can thus embark on their journey to Beijing with Himalaya Airlines, experiencing the Himalayan warmth and hospitality.
The first outbound flight, H9 665, departed from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu at 7:40 hours (local time) and will arrive at Beijing Daxing International Airport at 14:15 hours (local time) in Beijing, with a flight duration of 4 hours and 45 minutes. The return flight, H9 666, will depart from Beijing at 15:25 hours (local time) and land in Kathmandu at 18:30 hours (local time).
Himalaya Airlines takes pride in providing safe, reliable, and comfortable air travel, and the new Kathmandu-Beijing-Kathmandu route reaffirms the airline’s commitment to expanding its network and enhancing connectivity between key destinations.
“We are thrilled to re-introduce scheduled flights between Kathmandu and Beijing. We view the resumption of flights on this route post Covid-19 pandemic is significantly important as it connects two ancient capital cities of the region and that it will be fruitful to rejuvenate tourism growth between the two countries, ” said Mr. Vijay Shrestha, Vice-President, Himalaya Airlines. “This new route not only strengthens our presence in the international market but also provides a convenient travel option for both business and leisure travelers,” he added.
Passengers can now book their tickets for the Kathmandu-Beijing-Kathmandu flights from Himalaya Airline’s ticketing counter.