Kathmandu: Himalaya Airlines launches its new connecting Chinese destination, Guiyang into its flight network. Himalaya Airlines is the only airline operating direct flights between the two cities. The Nepal-China joint venture international airline said-” The flight will be operated every Tuesday from Kathmandu.”
According to the statement, the maiden flight departed from Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) at 10:25 am (local time) on November 19, 2019, and touched down Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport (KWE) at 03:58 pm(local time). The return flight departed from KWE at 06:08 pm (local time) and the flight landed at TIA at 07:36 pm (local time) on the same day.
Vice President of Himalaya Airlines, Mr. Vijay Shrestha, “We continually study potential routes and view that this destination will be a popular choice with our customers who fly from Kathmandu to Guiyang”. He added that the airline was planning to added two new destinations Changsha and Nanchang, soon to enhance air connectivity with the Chinese market.
Himalaya Airlines conducted a direct flight between Kathmandu and Beijing from October 27. Currently, the airlines flying to destinations like Abu Dhabi, Dammam, Doha, Dhaka and Beijing along with Guiyang. The carrier operates a fleet of three A320-214 series narrow-body aircraft.
The statement added by an airline that with the new service, Nepal will have a convenient, economical and direct connection to explore this new destination in China”.
Source: My Republica