Friday, January 12, 2018

Buddha Air starting Kolkata flights from September

Kathmandu: Domestic carrier Buddha Air has announced plans to start direct flights between Kathmandu and Kolkata, India.

Talking to Republica, Birendra Bahadur Basnet, managing director of Buddha Air, said that the airline have already started needful preparations to start the flight.  “Our plan is to start commercial flight from September 1, 2018. Initially, we will fly to Kolkata three times a week,” he added.

Buddha Air is deploying its 72-seater ATR 72-500 series aircraft for the flights. The flight duration will be one and half hours.

The airline company has already started scouting a General Sales Agent (GSA) in Kolkata. The company will make efforts to find a partner rather than just a GSA, according to officials of the airline.
12/01/18 Susheel Bhattarai/My Republic