Nepal Domestic Airlines
Domestic airlines in Nepal are operating their regular services in most of the part of the county. The National flag carrier Nepal Airlines flies most of the destination of Nepal. Likewise, Yeti airlines, Buddha Air, Simrik Airlines and Tara air operate their service in major destination. So, the major touristic part of Nepal is possible by travelling in air. Kathmandu is the hub of all domestic airlines. Pokhara, Nepalgunj and Biratnagar are the other hubs for domestic flights in Nepal.
After the step taken by the Government of Nepal by adopting an open sky policy allowing the private airlines to step in the domestic air service front has strengthened the development of domestic flight service in Nepal. The remote destinations of Nepal are now easily connecting with the popular cities by the domestic airlines.
The popular airlines in Nepal oprtating domestic flights are : Buddha Air, Yeti Airlines, Tara Air, Sita Air, Nepal Airlines, Goma Air, Simrik Air and Saurya Airlines.
Buddha Air is a number one airline in Nepal. It operates domestic flights within Nepal, serving mainly large towns and cities in Nepal, linking Kathmandu with nine destinations. Its main base is Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. It also operates mountain flights from Kathmandu daily early in the morning.
Yeti Airlines is one of the best and largest domestic airlines in Nepal. The airline commenced commercial flight operation on 21 September 1998. The company has come up with a broad objective of meeting domestic air transportation needs of domestic and foreign tourist passengers.
Simrik Airlines is a new airlines operating domestic flights in Nepal. Simrik Airlines was formed in 2013 and it is a part of the Simrik Air a group of companies. The airline currently operates scheduled flights to 6 destinations as well as offering a mountain flight that offers spectacular views of the Himalayas.
Summit Air is new branded name in Nepalese airlines industry. The Goma Air was re-branded to Summit Air on 13 March 2017. Goma air started its operation from 24 February 2011 with two Cessna Grand Caravan 208 B. The airlines was based on Kathmandu. Now the re-branded Summit Air is offering its service in Nepal.