Himalaya Airlines has informed that its charter flight service from Kunming Changshui International Airport (KMG), People’s Republic of China to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu, Nepal started from April 13, 2023. Himalaya Airlines’H9 785 Airbus A320-214 landed 180 Chinese tourist passengers today and is excited to welcome total 700 more passengers in the upcoming charter flights from Kunming to Kathmandu.
After three years of COVID-19 pandemic related restrictions, with a motive to increase the inflow of tourists in Nepal, this is a remarkable step taken by Himalaya Airlines initiating Nepal’s first Charter flight services from China to Nepal, bringing Chinese tourists in the nation.
Vice President of the airlines Vijay Shrestha expressed with excitement thanking the government officials of China and Nepal for their support in making the charter flight service possible. He also added that this is a significant step towards strengthening the bilateral relations between Nepal and China. Himalaya Airlines is proud to facilitate the movement of passengers between these two important countries and plan to increase this relationship with more Chinese destination in the coming days. With the motive to promote tourism and aviation industry of Nepal, the airlines always takes a step forward for the nation.
Himalaya Airlines (also symbolically known as H9) is a Nepal – China joint venture. This was established in 2014, with two core objectives; to promote people to people contact of Nepal with the other countries and to promote Nepal’s trade and tourism. It is the joint alliance between Tibetan Civil Aviation Development & Investment Company Ltd. (TCADIC) from Tibet Autonomous Region of The People’s Republic of China and Yeti World Investment Pvt. Ltd. of Kathmandu, Nepal.