There’s a new entrant in the world of aviation—Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has recently acquired and started its operation of Airbus A330-200. The aircraft, named Annapurna, has kick-started its operation on the Kathmandu-Dubai sector. The maiden commercial flight was made on August 1, 2018.

But the good news just doesn’t end there; in fact there’s going to be two 274-seater wide-body aircrafts, one of which is Airbus A330-200. This, definitely, is a first timer for the airlines. The increased in the number of aircrafts and flights only further means more travels to exciting destinations all across the globe. With these developments come the easy air connectivity between Nepal and other major destinations in Asia and beyond.

Along with the new addition, currently Nepal Airlines Corporation operates its international flights through one Boeing 757 and two narrow-body Airbus aircrafts out of Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.

About Kathmandu

The capital city of Nepal is also the largest and busiest metropolis in the country. The erstwhile capital of the Kingdom of Nepal, Kathmandu is a popular destinations among travellers of all ages. Be it heritage, religious or adventure trips, Nepal has it all and Kathmandu provides with easy access. The city is the gateway to the Nepalese Himalaya and home to seven world heritage sites, some of which are Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage destinations. From India, there are both flight and road connections to Kathmandu.

If you are planning to visit the capital city, include Thamel in your itinerary. One can safely call the neighbourhood a hub with all of its cafes, guesthouses, hotels, pubs—all very tourist-friendly.