Sri Lankan Airlines had launched a direct air flight from Nepal to Sri Lanka yesterday.
The flight takes off from Kathmandu.
Spokesman Raj Chhetri of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) stated that Sri Lankan Airlines were permitted to operate the Kathmandu-Sri Lanka air route twice a week.
He added that Sri Lankan Airlines had sought the aviation permit for this summer season. However, the permit’s termination date is September 4. “The company would also apply for further flight permission by observing the situation,” he said.
The airliner expressed interest in taking off from Gautam Buddha International Airport at Bhairahawa. However, the airport is under construction.
Jenith Travels is the travel agency of Sri Lankan Airlines in Nepal. It stated that the air route was inaugurated as a considerable amount of Nepalis visit Sri Lanka. Tourism also stands to get boosted for Nepal after the pandemic ebbs away.
Sri Lanka is currently operating jets in the Middle East and the Maldives. It is planning on expanding to Japan, Australia, and London, Jenith said.
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