Press Release

Himalaya Airlines’ new Milestone: Strengthens its position in Middle-East by direct Dubai flights

Continuing to strengthen its network in the Middle-East region, Himalaya Airlines, Nepal’s fast growing premium carrier, is honored to successfully launch its first direct service between Kathmandu and Dubai today with 100% flight load.

The inaugural flight departed from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu at 10:40 hours (Local Time) and touched down at (DWC) Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport at 13:25 hours (Local Time).

His Excellency Saeed Hamdan Al Naqbi, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Nepal jointly inaugurated the ceremony along with government officials and H9 officials.

“The launch of direct flights to Dubai is an important development for Himalaya Airlines. We anticipate high demand for the route, providing a further boost to inbound/ outbound tourist traffic from Middle East region.” said Mr. Vijay Shrestha, Vice President- Administration. “Operating a non-stop service between Kathmandu and Dubai has been in our vision for some time and we are delighted to have it achieved, strengthening our operation network in UAE.”

With the launch of 3 flights per week, every Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, the airline will operate its one of the three Airbus 320-214 on the route, offering 8 Business class and 150 Economy class seats for travellers on a regular basis. The airline is offering irresistible fares to our valuable passengers.