KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Himalaya Airlines, an international carrier, is gearing up to extend its flight network into China, with the launch of regular flights to Qingdao starting this Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: In response to the escalating conjunctivitis outbreak nationwide, Himalaya Airlines has taken decisive action to prioritize passenger health and safety. The airline has now made a 'fit to fly' medical report mandatory for all passengers boarding its regular flights.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4:  Himalaya Airlines, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility has generously contributed to the renovation of the kitchen and dining facilities of Lowa Prasad Bal Griha, a non-governmental and non-political organization operated by Lowa Prasad Sudhar Sangh under the airline company’s "Step Towards Education” campaign.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-China joint venture airline, has launched the Internet Booking Engine (IBE), which allows customers to make ticket booking on the airline’s official website, www.himalaya-airlines.com .

KATHMANDU, June 24: Himalaya Airlines has resumed regular flights between Kathmandu and Beijing starting from Saturday. On the inaugural flight, Nepali Ambassador to China, Bishnu Pukar Shrestha, was among the passengers traveling to Beijing.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Himalaya Airlines is all set to resume Kathmandu-Beijing flights after three years.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Himalaya Airlines has started a chartered flight service from Kunming Changshui International Airport in China to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu from April 13, 2023.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Three cabin crew members of Himalaya Airlines, who allegedly made TikTok video during the flight, have been taken into action.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) and Himalaya Airlines have started their homework for regular flights from the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA).

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Himalaya Airlines is set to resume its flights to China's capital Beijing from Saturday (tomorrow). The airline will resume regular flights on this route.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: At a time when the Bhairahawa-based Gautam Buddha International Airport has failed to make a good business, the Himalaya Airlines has started a chartered flight for Kuala Lumpur from the newly-constructed airport.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Himalaya Airlines is planning to operate its flights from the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA).

KATHMANDU, August 26: Himalaya Airlines conducted a test flight at newly-built Gautam Buddha International Airport in Bhairahawa.

KATHMANDU, August 10: Himalaya Airlines operated a special diplomatic chartered flight to Qingdao (Tsingtao), China on August 9 for the official visit of Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Narayan Khadka. The flight was carried out upon the request of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

KATHMANDU, August 4: Himalaya Airlines have released its CSR report outlining its various CSR initiatives of 2020-2021, the pandemic years, on Wednesday at Hotel Radisson, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Himalaya Airlines has conducted its first scheduled flight to Kuwait from Kathmandu connecting the two countries on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Himalaya Airlines, an international carrier of Nepal, provided educational supplies to the children of Prayas Nepal with yearlong educational supplies.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-China-joint venture, has become the first airline in Nepal to successfully achieve the ISO 9001-2015 QMS certification.

Himalaya Airlines to fly with AEDs onboard

September 16, 2021 11:12 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-China joint venture airline, introduced Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) onboard all its fleet.

Himalaya Airlines have decided to contribute over Rs 225,000 worth of financial aid by shipping the vaccines free of cost.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Himalaya Airlines has claimed that it has not charged excessive fares to Indian passengers headed for Saudi Arabia.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Himalaya Airlines will operate its flight to Dubai three times a week.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Himalaya Airlines and Yeti Airlines have joined hands for network integration, expansion of sales growth and gradual extension of support in e-commerce functionalities of both the companies.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-China joint venture airline, carried out a test flight to Lhasa on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Nepal Airlines Corporation Employees Union has alleged that the self-ground handling permit to Himalaya Airlines is a conspiracy to strip NAC off the job.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: The Himalaya Airlines is conducting four repatriation flights to bring stranded Nepalis home within this month.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Himalaya Airlines is set to operate repatriation flights to Saudi Arabia and Philippines on Saturday. Likewise, the airlines will conduct one flight to Malaysia on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 18: A total of 296 Nepalis were brought back to Nepal from Kuwait and Oman on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: Himalaya Airlines, the private international airline of Nepal, has added an A319-115 aircraft to its fleet on Monday.

Deadly lapse at TIA

February 5, 2020 10:26 am

It has been as we feared. The authorities delegated to conduct screening of passengers entering Nepal at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) failed to screen the passengers coming to Nepal from China on Monday.  The passengers on board the Himalaya Airlines flight, which landed at TIA on Monday, were not screened. It has been learnt that there were no health officials present at the health desk set up there.

BEIJING, Feb 3: Five Nepali students who were returning home to Nepal have been held at Beijing airports Friday on suspicion of coronavirus infection. The students were flying to Nepal from two airports in Beijing. Amid alarming coronavirus updates, this is the second time Nepalis were barred from flying out of China. Earlier, Chinese authorities had barred one Nepali student from returning home from Wuhan, the epicenter if coronavirus, on suspicion of being infected.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Himalaya Airlines started scheduled flights to Chongqing – a provincial-level municipality in southwest China – on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Himalaya Airlines has restarted direct flights to Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Local carrier Himalaya Airlines has added another Chinese destination, Guiyang, into its flight network.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Himalaya Airlines is starting direct flights to Beijing, China from Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The Himalaya Airlines will be conducting direct flight between Kathmandu and Beijing from October 27.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Himalaya Airlines on Thursday said that it would start direct flights to Dhaka of Bangladesh from July 22.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Tribhuvan International Airport Civil Aviation Office (TIA CAO) has asked Himalaya Airlines to clear all pending dues, stating that failure to do so would lead to grounding of all its aircraft.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Himalaya Airlines, an international air carrier of Nepal, has started direct flights to Chongqing from Kathmandu. The inaugural flight last Friday also marked the first air connectivity of Kathmandu with this Chinese city.