Buddha Air starts maiden flight from city to Kathmandu
Kolkata: Buddha Air on Monday started its maiden flight from Kolkata airport to Kathmandu. Buddha Air, which is one of the leading airline companies of Nepal, will operate three ATR – 72 flights weekly between Kathmandu and Kolkata.
On its inaugural flight, 56 passengers arrived from Nepal's capital city Kathmandu by flight number U4 163 and 64 passengers departed from Kolkata by Buddha Air flight number U4 164. The airline has plans to launch Kolkata and Gangasagar tour package as well as Jagannath Temple worship package for Nepali passengers. The airline currently has six ATR 72-500 aircraft in operation along with three ATR 42-320 with another ATR-72 to come into operation from next month.