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December 18, 2020

Nepal-India flight services resume after nine months

Kathmandu: Nepal-India flight services have been resumed after nine months which was suspended following Covid-19 pandemic.

Nepal Airlines has flown to New Delhi carrying 141 passengers. The regular flight services were resumed between Nepal and Indian after both the governments decided to resume it under “Transport Bubble Mechanism”.

According to NAC Spokesperson Karishma Shrestha the occupancy of first flight that resumed after nine months is very encouraging and two flights are expected to take off to New Delhi every day as it was usual in previous days.

He also added that flight to two other Indian destinations will soon be operated. The government had resumed the international flights with effect from September 1, 2020.

However, Shrestha said the operation of flight services to three Indian cities -New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore were not operated owing to excessive rate of infection in India.

NAC has been operating international flights to nine destinations of seven countries including three destinations in India.

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