Nepal Airlines is the first airline and also the flag carrier airline of Nepal. It is one of the parent company of Government of Nepal. It was established in 1958, July. It has its HUB at Tribhuvan International Airport. It has got 11 fleet size. Its headquarters is in Kathmandu whereas head office in Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) building lied in Sundhara, Kathmandu. It has eight international destinations and 25 domestic destinations. Mr Saugat Rana Kansakar is the CEO of this airlines. There are 2500 employees in this airlines.
The airline was first established with one Douglas DC-3, at the beginning its services were limited to national in Simara, Pokhara, Biratnagar, and some Indian cities in Patna, Calcutta, and Delhi. And sooner different other fleet started to join like in 1961, Pilatus Porter STOL aircraft entered and later Chinese Feng Shou-2 harvesters were brought in services. After financed through various aid programs from the country of manufacture 7 more Douglas DC-3s were added to fleet between 1959 and 1964. And China supplied more couples of Feng Shou-2 aircraft which did not enter scheduled service. From Singapore beli helicopter was leased and were also used for charters. Later two Russian helicopter named Mi-4 were flew on schedule routes to remote points. The route network was expanded internally and externally reaching to Dhaka and East Pakistan. And later in 1966 again one a turboprop Fokker F27 was added to the airline’s fleet.
Nepal Airlines aircraft
The different aircraft of Nepal airlines are Airbus A320-200 with two fleet in service having 158 passengers seat, Boeing 7577-200 with 1 fleet in service having 190 passengers seat, Boeing 757-200m with one fleet and 190 passengers seat, Xian Ma-60 with 2 service and 56 passengers seat, De Havilland DHC-6Twin otter with 3 service and 19 seats, Harbin Y-12 with 2 fleet and 19 seats.
How to book Nepal Airlines ticket?
For airlines have announced RA sales and reservation office in Kathmandu to provide additional services, facilities to their valued customers which may open 9-18 hrs local time. For flight and reservation, you can call to their toll-free number 16600110787. They recommend people to make an early seat reservation through NAC tickets offices or any travel agents.
Nepal Airlines ticket booking
At the time of Nepal Airlines ticket booking the following points are needed to follow:
- Make sure that you have your ticket issued before the expiry of your ticketing time limit or before the deadline, otherwise booking will be cancelled.
- You may need your booking reference number every time you get in touch with their reservation or ticketing staff.
- You can call reservation office to change your travel plan if your ticket is purchased. Once the ticket is issued you can change your reservation by contacting booking offices or ticketing
We can buy tickets online too. If we are busy and don’t have time to go and buy tickets, then there are facilities of buying tickets from online booking. Nepal air provides different services to their passengers as they try to make passengers satisfied by their services and all. It is one of the service oriented airlines of Nepal. We can get further information about Nepal Airlines in online by visiting its sites www.nepalairlines.com.np.