Kathmandu: Nepal’s two private airlines-Shree Airlines and Buddha Air-are all set to add new destinations in the domestic sector.
Shree Airlines is preparing to operate additional flights to Pokhara from Kathmandu for which a successful test flight was conducted on January 20, according to Anil Manandhar, the corporate manager of Shree Airlines.
Currently, Shree Airlines is taking scheduled flights to Bhadrapur, Bhairahawa, Biratnagar, Dhangadhi, Nepalgunj, and Rajbiraj airports. The company is also operating mountain flights.
Likewise, Buddha Air has also announced its new plan to expand its flight services to two new destinations- Kathmandu-Rajbiraj and Pokhara-Biratnagar with effect from February 1.
Currently, Buddha Air is operating regular flights to Pokhara, Biratnagar, Bharatpur, Bhadrapur, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Dhangadhi, Surkhet, Janakpur, Simara, Tumlingtar and mountain flights in the domestic sector. Buddha Air is also operating flights from Kathmandu to Varanasi in India.
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