Saurya Airlines — first in Nepal to introduce Jet Aircraft for commercial purpose

SauryaKATHMANDU, Nepal – Saurya Airlines started commercial operation from Monday with its Bombardier CRJ-200 series aircraft.

Mukesh Khanal, marketing chief of Saurya Airlines, said the 50-seater aircraft conducted one mountain flight and a round trip on Kathmandu – Biratnagar route.

“There were 19 passengers, all of whom were foreigners, in the mountain flight,” Khanal added. “Similarly, we had 60 percent occupancy while flying to Biratnagar and 98 percent occupancy while returning to Kathmandu.”

Saurya has claimed that it is the first airline in the country to use jet aircraft for domestic flights.

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