Jazeera Airways to operate daily flights from Gautam Buddha International Airport soon
Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways will operate daily flights from Gautam Buddha International Airport.
Nepal Civil Aviation Authority has informed that Jazeera, which is flying three times a week from Gautam Buddha Intl’ Airport to Kuwait, will start daily flights from September 1st.
Authority spokesperson Jagannath Niraula informed that Jazeera, which is currently operating three flights a week, is preparing to operate flights seven days a week. Currently, the airlines is operating three flights a week on Monday, Tuesday and Friday.
According to the airlines, passenger occupancy is increasing at this destination and the number of flights has been increased with the forecast that the number of passengers will further increase. Jazeera Airways has been operating flights to Nepal, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Europe in the Middle East.
Only Jazeera Airways is currently operating international flights at Gautam Budh International Airport, which has been operational since May 16th. The authority said that more airlines have also shown interest in operating flights from Bhairahawa.
Wiz Airways is also preparing to operate regular flights from Gautam Budh International Airport . Authority spokesperson Niraula said that Wiz Airways will fly from Bhairahawa to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from October 30.
The airline, which is flying from Hungary to different countries of the world, has prepared to fly to Nepal three times a week. On the other hand, Jazeera Airways has completed the necessary procedures for regular flights.
Currently, 26 airlines, including three Nepali airlines, are operating international flights from Tribhuvan International Airport. According to the authority, the international flights of the country are gradually returning to the rhythm after the covid-19 epidemic. Spokesman Niraula said that there is 70 percent more occupancy in international routes.
Before Covid, more than 30 airlines were flying through Kathmandu airport.