Nepal’s flag carrier is Nepal Airlines which commenced operations in 1958 as Royal Nepal Airlines. The services of Nepal Airlines are carried out from its hub at the Tribhuvan International Airport. The airline has established offices in all the destinations to which it flies. Nepal is a country which is credited to have an aircraft in several parts of the country even before an automobile.
Nepal Airlines Fleet
Commencing with the acquisition of a Douglas DC-3 aircraft, Nepal Airlines acquired its first Boeing 727 in 1972 and by 2015 had acquired 2 Airbus aircraft. Since then, the airline operates a fleet of 11 aircraft comprising 2 Airbus A320-200, 1 Boeing 757-200, 1 Boeing 757-200M, 2 Xian MA-60, 3 de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter and 2 Harbin Y-12 aircraft.
The IATA code for Nepal Airlines is RA
The IATA code for Nepal Airlines is RA. The ICAO code for Nepal Airlines is RNA. The Callsign for Nepal Airlines is NEPAL.
Destinations Nepal Airlines Flies to
The airline flies to Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Doha, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Hong Kong in the international circuit. Nepal Airlines also flies to 25 domestic destinations.
Nepal Airlines Codeshare Agreements
Nepal Airlines has codeshare agreement with Druk Air.
Nepal Airlines Business Class
Business Class travel on Nepal Airlines flight is also known as Shangri-La Class. They merit special check-in and priority baggage handling. They enjoy seating comfort with wide seats without a middle row. They are served with cuisine that is spoilt for choice with three-course meals from famed chefs of Kathmandu’s five-star hotels. They are also served with an excellent choice of wines and other beverages. They can read magazines of international repute and local newspapers. They are pampered in the lounges before they board the flight. They are allowed up to 40 Kg of baggage free. They are looked after with personalized services.
Nepal Airlines Economy Class
Nepal Airlines offers great service to Economy Class passengers. Often, special fares are available. They also can opt for upgrade to Business Class by paying a nominal fee. They are served with cuisine that is spoilt for choice with three-course meals from famed chefs of Kathmandu’s five-star hotels. They are also served with an excellent choice of wines and other beverages. They are allowed up to 30 Kg of baggage free.
Nepal Airlines Carry-on Baggage
Nepal Airlines permits one carry-on baggage of size not exceeding 20 x 15 x 10 inches restricted to a maximum of 15 pounds in weight. Besides another small item of personal nature can be carried. Special free allowance is given to infant’s pram but as checked baggage.
Nepal Airlines Special Meal Service
Nepal Airlines serves normally a non-vegetarian meal. However, on request vegetarian meals are provided. Special meals catering to medical, religious or dietary restrictions are also made available on request.
Nepal Airlines Special Service for Unaccompanied Minors
Nepal Airlines offers a special service for unaccompanied minors where parents can take comfort from the airline’s special handling unit which ensures the minor gets personalized attention till the minor is handed over to authorized guardians at the destination.