Kathmandu, Nepal, September 21, 2022: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), the only national flag carrier of the country, is going to operate regular flights from Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) to New Delhi of India from next week (November 28).
The NAC has set a plan to operate four fights in a week from GBIA to Delhi. The NAC, however, has said that it would operate more frights if more flights were required as per the demand of the passengers.
It is said that the NAC is conducting the flights from GBIA to New Delhi with 157-passenger capacity Airbus A320 narrow body.
The NAC has made the plan at the time when most of the airlines companies have cut their flights from GBIA Citing the reason of low passengers. Only one Kuwaiti air carrier, Jazeera Airways, has been conducting flights now.
Not only the international flights, but also the domestic airlines companies have also shown no interests to operate regular flights from the GBIA citing the reason of low number of passengers.
Considering to the situation as well as the issue related to the management of traffic in the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the regulatory body of Nepal, had already directed the airline companies to conduct at least one flight to/ from GBIA out of three flights from the TIA.