After a successful proving flight on June 19, Lhasa-based Tibet Airlines has commenced its direct flight service on Chengdu–Kathmandu-Chengdu sector beginning Tuesday.
The inaugural flight, TV 9899, departed Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport at 6:16 pm (China’s local time) and touched down at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu at 7:15 pm (Nepali local time), says a press statement issued by Himalaya Airlines, the general sales agent of Tibet Airlines in Nepal.
Tibet Airlines will conduct 4 flights a week on Chengdu–Kathmandu-Chengdu sector.
The flights will be conducted every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
The airline will operate Airbus 319 on the route, featuring a two-class cabin with a seating capacity of 128 passengers, including 8 in business class and 120 in economy.