Kathmandu, January 22
Shree Airlines, which recently started operating fixed wing flights in the domestic sector, is preparing to operate a direct flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. On January 20, Shree successfully conducted a test flight on the route.
According to Anil Manandhar, corporate manager of Shree Airlines, the regular commercial flights to Pokhara will begin soon after completing further processes of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).
“Technical officers will submit the report of our test flight to CAAN and based on the report it will allow us to begin our commercial flights,” he said, “We are planning to operate four to five flights a day in the Kathmandu-Pokhara route.”
Around 50 daily flights are operated from Pokhara Airport at the moment.
Currently Shree Airlines is flying to Bhadrapur, Bhairahawa, Biratnagar, Dhangadhi, Nepalgunj, and Rajbiraj airports. The company is also operating mountain flights.
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