In Asia, Nepal is a country situated on the southern slopes of the Himalayas. In the east, south, and west it borders India, and in the north, it borders the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China.
Top Airlines in Nepal
1. Buddha Air
Jawalakhel-based Buddha Air is a Nepalese domestic airline. Founded on October 11, 1997, the airline currently travels to 16 destinations. Two Beechcraft 1900Ds, three ATR 42-320s, and four ATR 72-500s are currently in use by the firm. More than seven million passengers have been served by Buddha Air. The fleet is 16.
2. Guna Airlines
Guna Airlines is a Nepalese airline that mostly flies domestically from Tribhuvan International Airport, its main hub. After suspending flights in 2009, the airline is now resuming flights in 2021. It flies to 10 destinations with a fleet size of 7.
3. Himalaya Airlines
At Tribhuvan International Airport in the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, Himalaya Airlines is a privately owned international Nepalese airline known as “H9.” Himalaya Airlines flies to five destinations in China, Malaysia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates on a regular basis. It was founded in 2014. It flies to 8 destinations with a fleet size of 5.
4. Nepal Airlines
Nepal’s national airline, Royal Nepal Airlines, flies the national flag. International and domestic routes are served by Nepal Airlines out of Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. NAC is Nepal’s first commercial airline, founded in July 1958 as the Royal Nepal Airlines Corporation (RNAC).It flies to 36 destinations with a fleet size of 6.
5. Saurya Airlines
Kathmandu-based Kuber Airlines was formed in August 2014 and renamed Saurya Airlines following a rebranding effort. It was the first service between Kathmandu and Biratnagar airports that it ever ran. It flies to 6 destinations with a fleet size of 3.
6. Shree Airlines
Shree Airlines is a Nepalese airline based in the Kathmandu suburb of Sinamangal. The airline uses Bombardier planes and helicopters to transport passengers and cargo. Close encounters with the Himalayas are also offered by the plane. It was founded in 1999. It flies to 7 destinations with a fleet size of 14.
7. Sita Airlines
Sita Air is a domestic commuter airline based in Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). Its flights originate and terminate there. However, political upheaval in Nepal halted operations until February 2003, after the airline acquired its air operator’s license in 2000 and was created in October of that year. From 2014 until 2016, the airline was only permitted to fly freight. It flies to 13 destinations with a fleet size of 4.
8. Summit Air
A domestic commuter airline, Summit Air flies passengers between major cities in Nepal on a regular basis. Tribhuvan International Airport serves as the carrier’s main hub (KTM). Goma Air was established in 2011 and renamed Summit Air in March of that year. Nepalgunj Airport serves as the primary hub for Summit Air, which mostly operates out of that location. It flies to 10 destinations with a fleet size of 5.
9. Tara Airline
In Nepal’s capital of Kathmandu, Tara Air is a low-cost carrier. Tribhuvan International Airport serves as the airline’s primary hub, while Nepalgunj Airport serves as a minor hub. It was founded in 2009. It flies to 15 destinations with a fleet size of 5.
10. Yeti Airlines
In addition to international flights, Yeti Airlines runs domestic flights across Nepal from its Kathmandu, Nepal base as Himalaya Airlines. It is Tara Air’s parent business, and the two airlines work together to become Nepal’s largest domestic flight operator. It was founded in 1984. It flies to 8 destinations with a fleet size of 5.