Two more international airlines likely to start flights from Bhairahawa Airport soon
KATHMANDU, June 20: Two more airlines companies from abroad will be providing services from the Bhairahawa-based Gautam Buddha International Airport soon.
he Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) said that Air Arabia and FlyDubai have proceeded with rendering their services from the Airport that has been in the formal operation since May 16.
Both international airlines companies are based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
According to CAAN director general Pradip Adhikari, the companies have expressed interest in getting connected to the airport for the commercial service on a regular basis from Bhairahawa within the next two weeks.
Likewise, Jazeera Airways, which had launched three regular flights three days a week from the airport within its inauguration, will be preparing to provide its service throughout the week, according to airport’s chief Govinda Prasad Dahal.
Jazeera charges Rs 33,000 as a minimum fare for a Kathmandu-Kuwait flight and a 20 percent discount is available on two-way ticketing. The airways services are available to several destinations in the Gulf nations including for Georgia, Egypt and Azerbaijan via Kuwait as its hub, it is said.