KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 29
Finally, after a gap of nine months, mountain flights have started in the country. After the government allowed the resumption of all tourist activities after following due health safety measures, airline operators have started mountain flights from Saturday.
On Saturday, Buddha Air conducted its first mountain flight as a test flight. The company has stated that there will be regular mountain flights every Saturday from now onward. According to Buddha Air, it will conduct flights regularly every Saturday starting from December 5.
The company has also stated that one can observe mountain ranges including Mt Everest, Makalu, Nuptse and Gaurishankar during the flight. The flights will be conducted from Tribhuvan International Airport.
The company further mentioned that it has introduced an attractive package especially for those who cannot reach the mountains by trekking but want to experience mountaineering from the sky.
Buddha Air has fixed the fare of a mountain flight ticket at Rs 8,900 on which another ticket will be provided free of cost.
The airline company has said that when passengers purchase a ticket for a window seat the adjoining seat will be provided free of cost. This offer is only available for Nepali citizens.
Meanwhile, Yeti Airlines too has announced the operation of mountain flights every Saturday starting from December 5. The airline has set its fare for a mountain flight