Qatar Airways will operate three flights a week from Kathmandu. From Kathmandu, Qatar Air has announced to fly with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft and Airbus A320 aircraft. There are plans to fly from Kathmandu on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday.
Nepali citizens, employees of different UN organizations, development project partners can travel with Qatar Airways according to Nepal’s guidelines.
Qatar Airways Region Sales Manager – South Asia Sub Continent, Karthik Viswanathan told reporters: “We intend to affirm our pledge at Qatar Airways to bring our travelers towards where they might go comfortably. We are glad to have been flying back to Nepal, and this three-week flight to Kathmandu would help bring together several stranded travelers who were unable to come back home due to the global travel bans. We accept Nepal’s official opening of passenger flights. I would like to appreciate the Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation for its assistance in supporting us to operate many charter flights during this epidemic to facilitate people to get home.“
Qatar Airways leads the market by ensuring connectivity and restarting flights to just over half its routes pre-COVID-19. Qatar Airways’ network has not yet fallen under 30 destinations for uninterrupted flights to five continents after the epidemic began. By mid-September, Qatar’s largest regional airline will be flying over 650 weekly flights to more than 85 cities worldwide, providing more affordable travel options than any other carrier.
With on-board safety precautions for travelers and flight attendants by Qatar Airways also include procurement of Personal Protective Equipment ( PPE) for flight attendants and a free security package and disposable customer facial shields. Business Class passengers on Qsuite-equipped aircraft will enjoy the improved protection offered by this award-winning business cabin, include sliding protection barriers and the choice of using a ‘Do Not Disturb (DND)’ indicator. Qsuite connects to over 30 destinations from Frankfurt, Malaysia, new york, and London.
Passengers intending to fly to Nepal must fill out an online questionnaire and submit a negative report of the PCR test performed throughout 72 hours.