Malaysian based airlines – Malindo Air is beginning its scheduled flights on Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu from February 6.
The airline has appointed Yeti Incentive Travels, a member of Yeti Group, as its general sales agent (GSA) in Nepal.
Three new international airlines are poised to serve Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) from January. Malaysia-based Malindo Air, Dhaka-based Regent Airways and Chengdu-based Sichuan Airlines have applied for operation authorization, said the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.
At least five new international airlines plan to connect Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) by this year.
Emirates, the largest Middle East airline, plans operate one flight per week with its wide-body aircraft on the Kathmandu sector from October, travel agencies said. The airline, ranked among the top 10 carriers worldwide in terms of passenger kilometres in 2012, is holding discussions with a Nepali travel agency to appoint a general sales agent. Continue reading