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Thai to resume flights to Kathmandu

The Nepal Weekly
September 5, 2023

Thai Airways International, Thailand’s national flag carrier, is preparing to resume its operations to Kathmandu, Nepal which had been halted in April 2020 due to the global COVID-19 Pandemic. With operations to Nepal first starting in December 1968, Thai Airways holds a special place in the history of Nepalese aviation and amongst the Nepalese people. Thai Airways International in tends to tap the opportunity with in the Nepalese market by strengthening the presence of Thai Airway’s services and facilities towards the Nepalese people in line with the Airline’s continuous commitment to boost foreign tourism to Thailand.

The airlines had appointed Society International Travel Services –one of Nepal¼s well known travel agency–asits General Sales Agent (GSA) for the Nepal market. The appointment, comes into effect from the 1st of August 2023. As per the agreement, Society International Travel Services will be providing wide-ranging sales, marketing and airport services for Thai Airways International, in addition to full customer and agent support.

Korakot Chatasingha, Chief Commercial Officer of Thai Airways International expressed his happiness at the resumption of Thai Airways International’s operations to Kathmandu, Nepal and stated” with various domestic destinations within Thailand like Phuket, Pattayaand Krabi-world famous leisure destinations and Bangkok-a bustling metropolitan city, coupled with quick and easy visa processing facilities for Nepalese nationals, we sincerely believe that the resumption of Thai Airways flights will bring about better connectivity between the two countries not only for the increasing number of Nepalese vacationers and travelers but will also contribute to enhance economic activities between Nepal and Thailand. With Thai Airways’ extensive network destinations in Australia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia and various other cities across the world, we will be able to provide travellers from Nepal with additional options for as mother and safer journey to the irrespective destinations as well as to stimulate tourism to Nepal by providing enhanced connectivity coming into Nepal. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) for their continued support to T Gas well as to all tour supporting travel agents in Nepal and our Nepalese ex-TG employees who have been an integral part of our journey and success in Nepal.

Rabi Chandra Singh, chairman of Society International Travel Services, opined that the T G flight resumption will also assist in boosting Nepalese tourism industry by providing greater options and connectivity for tourists to visit Nepal.