RAK Airways is flying to Kathmandu from February 15.
"Kathmandu is a destination that appeals to both leisure and business travellers," RAK Airways chief executive Omar Jahameh said, adding that the stunning natural scenery and opportunities for trekking and climbing have developed Nepal into a thriving tourism destination.
"Signing an agreement with the Nepali Society Travels to be our sole agent in Nepal is set to drive RAK Airways’ success in the promising market," he added.
The national carrier of the UAE has expanded its route network to 11 destinations including flights to Kathmandu.
The airlines will offer three flights a week to Kathmandu, said the RAK Airways that has re-launched its operations with two routes to Jeddah, KSA and Calicut, India in 2010.
The airline has focused on extending its route network across the GCC, Indian sub-continent and North Africa.
One-way, all-inclusive fares start at AED 499 to Kathmandu and return fares start from AED 899. "Included in the price of all fares is a full hot meal and beverages served free on-board all flights, along with a baggage allowance of 30kg per passenger in addition to the normal hand baggage allowance," according to the airlines that provides free parking for passengers, who wish to drive to RAK International Airport which is just 30 minutes away from Sharjah and 45 minutes away from Dubai.
There is also a free shuttle service between other emirates and RAK International Airport for each flight. Established in January 2006, RAK Airways is a private joint stock company incorporated in the RAK Investment Authority Free Zone with an authorised capital of AED 1.5 billion.
RAK Airways chairman is Sheikh Omar Bin Saqr Al Qassimi, Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Al Qassimi is the airline’s vice chairman and Omar Jahameh is RAK Airways chief executive officer.