kathmandu, Sept 5. Bhutan Airlines (B3) – Bhutan’s first private airline headquartered in Thimphu, represented in Nepal bySocietyInternationalTravelServices as the official General Sales Agent (GSA)has announced the resumption of scheduled flights from the 16th of September, 2023 with 4 weekly flights on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Bhutan Airways flights will resume flights on the route: Paro – Kathmandu – Delhi and vice versa.
Through this resumption of scheduled flights, Bhutan Airlines will resume its operations in Kathmandu, NepalwhichhadbeenhaltedduetotheglobalCOVID-19Pandemic.WithBhutan Airlines operations, the airline intends to opportunity the Airline’s service and facilities towards the Nepalese people in line with the Airline’s continuous commitment to boost tourism and boost connectivity to and from “Bhutan – the land of the thunder dragon”.
PEMA NADIK, Chief Executive Officer of Bhutan Airlines expressed his happiness at their consumption of Bhutan operations, Nepal and stated”As a private airline operating in a difficult environment and slowly trying to recover from the ravages of the Covid pandemic, we have in the past had to take certain commercial decisions to withdraw or divert the flights to minimize losses. We regretfully acknowledge that this may have caused inconveniences to our clients but more importantly, it has damaged our reputation raising valid questions on the reliability of our flight schedules. Acknowledging this fact, we have of late been maintaining our flight schedule despite poor loads and huge losses hoping to regain market confidence.
I hope this letter will serve as our assurance to maintain our flight schedule no matter what and give our valued customers the confidence to use our services.”
Rabi Chandra Singh, Chairman of Society International Travel Services, a part of the RR group of companies stated“We are happy and excited by this flight resumption of Bhutan Airlines, and with this B3 flight resumption, we are hopeful in boosting the tourism industry of both nations by providing greater options and connectivity for tourists. As the appointed GSA for Bhutan Airlines in Nepal we will ensure the very best of support to the Airlines to make Bhutan Airlines a Success in Nepal both in terms of revenue and service.