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Come February 10, 2017, Himalaya Airlines Kathmandu-Kuala Lumpur flights will be launched and the airline will fly five weekly flights. This now makes the number of airlines plying this route to six, including Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia X, Malindo Air and Nepal Airlines who currently fly direct between Kathmandu and Kuala Lumpur.
According to Himalaya Airlines, a round-trip ticket on the flight from Kathmandu (Flight H9 890) starts at Rs 25,375 (RM 1656.00), while the Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu (Flight H9 891) round trip, flight ticket prices will start at RM 928.00 and an early morning flight where passengers will arrive Kathmandu at about 9.40 AM. The airline has also appointed Carnival Travel and My Golden Lion Aviation as its General Sales Agents (GSA) for Malaysia and Myanmar respectively.
Himalaya Airlines Kathmandu-Kuala Lumpur Flight Timings
Vice President for Administration Vijay Shrestha also quoted that the launch of new destinations is part of Himalaya’s commitment to connect Nepal directly with Asia Pacific countries and boost tourism as well as trade opportunities. The airline received its first Airbus A320-214 aircraft in March of 2016 and at the end of January 2017, they will be receiving another similar aircraft which will be fitted with 150 economy seats and eight business class seats. An additional two similar aircraft are also being added at the end of 2017. For more information, visit the official Himalaya Airlines Website.
|Himalaya Airlines new Airbus A320-214. Photo from www.nepalmountainnews.com.|
Himalaya Airlines, is a Nepal-China joint venture, established in August 2014. Himalaya Airlines, a full service carrier, started its scheduled flights operations from May 31, 2016 flying directly to Doha, Qatar and to Colombo, Sri Lanka on October 1, 2016.
Himalaya Airlines also plans to link various Asian and Middle Eastern cities initially and also to acquire 15 Airbus aircraft, including long-haul A330 wide body jets. The company plans to expand operations to Japan, Korea, Australia, America and Europe by 2022. For now, the new launch of the Himalaya Airlines Kathmandu-Kuala Lumpur flights will be something that many local and international travelers will look forward too, especially with the promotion prices offered.