Kathmandu, Oct 24: Marking the first air connectivity of Kathmandu with Chongqing, Himalaya Airlines has started its direct flights from Kathmandu to this Chinese city.
Himalayan airline aims to bring more Chinese tourists to Nepal with the beginning of this flight. This charter flight by a private sector airlines operating under a Nepal-China joint venture has come amid growing numbers of Chinese tourists visiting Nepal.
The airline informed that it is focusing on Nepal-China connectivity with plans to add flights to other major cities like Beijing, Haikou, and Nanchang.Chongqing, one of the centrally administered municipalities in China along with Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin, offers remarkable attractions to visitors, the company said. Chongqing is known for its rich history and cultural heritage, and it serves as an economic and manufacturing center apart from being a transportation hub for southwestern China.