KATHMANDU, June 24: Hungary Airlines' Wizz Air is gearing up to spread its wings at the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) in Bhairahawa from September.
The second international airport in the country, the GBIA officially came into operation from May 16, marking the Buddha Purnima. Currently, Jazeera Airways has been operating flights to and from the airport.
Various international airlines are eager to launch their services from the newly-operated GBIA. Towards this, Wizz Air will roll out its 190-seat capacity aircraft known for its spaciousness, according to Wizz Air's Nepal's official dealer GSA Society International Travel Chairperson Ravi Chandra Singh.
The ultra low-cost airline will operate flights from and to Bhairahawa and Abu Dhabi, added Singh. The Hungary-based Airline -Wizz Air- is penetrating Nepali's sky with its Airbus 321Neo Series aircraft, the first aircraft of this model to fly in Nepal's sky, claimed Wizz Air.
Singh shared, "Tourism is the basic alternative in our country. We are planning to launch and expand our services in Nepal by targeting religious tourism."