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Growing attraction to mountain flight

2022 Oct 22, 18:49, Kathmandu

When the sky is clear with improved weather, it is suitable for trekking and sightseeing. It is more suitable for the mountain flight that delights the domestic and foreign tourists in Nepal. They relish scenic views.

Different airlines have been operating mountain flights enthusiastically as this is the tourist season and the weather has become favorable.

Private airlines companies--Buddha Airlines, Yeti Airlines, Shree Airlines, Guna Air, and others have been operating the mountain flights.

Spokesperson of Yeti Airlines, Sudharshan Bartaula, said mountain flights were in operation thanks to the favorable weather. He mentioned, "Number of mountain flights has increased all of a sudden. There is good booking for mountain flights till Tihar. We believe that the trend of booking for mountain flights will increase."

Similarly, Information Officer of Buddha Air, Dipendra Karna, shared that attraction to mountain flight has increased in this season.

Karna opined, "Number of mountain flights has risen with the clear sky. Many foreigners visit Nepal in this season. Attraction towards mountain flight in the winter season increases as there is no cloudy weather in this season and one can easily view mountain ranges under the clean serene blue sky."

The Buddha Air operated four mountain flights today alone while there were eight flights last Saturday. Similarly, Yeti Airlines has been operating more than two mountain flights daily.

October, November and December are suitable months for mountain flight. Hotels located in tourism destinations are crowded with domestic and foreign tourists in this tourist season, said first Vice-President of Hotel Association of Nepal, Binayak Shah.

Mountain flight is operated from 7:00 am from Tribhuvan International Airport. Buddha Airlines and Yeti Airlines have determined Rs 15,000 fare for mountain flights for domestic and Indian tourists. It is 230 US Dollars for the citizens of other countries.


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