Nepal Airlines to conduct direct flight to Saudi Arabia from April 22

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Kathmandu: The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines, is conducting a direct flight from Kathmandu to Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia from April 22.

Nepal Airlines said that the wide-body A 330 airplane was launching the flight to Saudi Arabia.

Executive Chairperson of Nepal Airlines Yubraj Adhikari said that conduct of direct flight to Saudi Arabia is a matter of pride for the NA. Additional destinations would be explored and service expanded gradually, he added.

NA has got flight permits for Riyadh, Dammam and Jeddah.

There will be two Kathmandu-Riyadh-Kathmandu flights in a week. The NA would expand the flights- thrice a week after studying the situation.

For now, the one-way flight costs Rs 37,000, according to NA Spokesperson Archana Khadka. Both the wide-body and narrow-body planes would be used for the flights.