Sunday, August 1, 2021

Buddha Air starts Pokhara-Nepalgunj direct flight

 Buddha Air has started a 'cross city' flight from Pokhara.

The direct flights from Pokhara to Nepalgunj has started from today, confirmed the private airliner.  The company had been planning to fly on Pokhara-Nepalgunj-Pokhara route from May 1 but was unable and postponed the schedule due to the prohibitory order. Buddha had earlier also planned to start flights from Pokhara to Biratnagar and Simara from May, the airliner said.

According to Pokhara station of Buddha Air, the airline will fly on Pokhara-Nepalgunj-Pokhara route three days a week on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the first phase. "In the second phase, there is a plan to operate more than one flight a day, if passengers demand such flights."

According to the airlines, the flight will leave Pokhara for Nepalgunj at 9:10 AM. "There will be a flight from Nepalgunj to Pokhara at 10AM," it confirmed, adding that in the first phase, Beechcraft 1900D series aircraft with a capacity of 18 seats will fly on the route. "Pokhara-Nepalgunj flight is 35 minutes, and has three types of fares, Rs 7,635, Rs 5,535 and Rs 4,935."

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