September 29: The Cathay Pacific Airlines will start operating direct flights between Hong Kong and Kathmandu from October 1. The airline company is resuming flights to Kathmandu after a gap of three years.
The company had suspended direct flights between the two destination due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The flag carrier of Hong Kong has sent letter to the concerned authority to operate the direct flight from October 1, informed Premnath Thakur, general manager of the Tribhuvan International Airport.
Currently, Nepal Airlines has been conducting regular flights between Kathmandu and Hong Kong and vice-versa. The Cathay Pacific is planning to conduct one flight a week on Saturdays, said GM Thakur. -- RSS