KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The Cathay Pacific Airways will start operating direct Hong Kong-Kathmandu flights from October 1, after a hiatus of three years.
The direct flights by the airline between the two destinations was postponed owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. The flag carrier of Hong Kong has sent a letter to the authority concerned to operate the direct flights from October 1, said Premnath Thakur, General Manager (GM) of the Tribhuvan International Airport.
Presently, Nepal Airlines has been conducting regular flights between Kathmandu and Hong Kong. Cathay Pacific has planned to conduct one flight a week (Saturday) to begin with, said GM Thakur.