Etihad to fly to Kathmandu daily
“The success of the route is evident in average load factors of between 80 and 90 per cent on both in- and outbound flights. This is attributable to growth in corporate travel and also a positive trend in inbound tourism to Nepal,” Etihad said in a statement.
Despite political instability Nepal continues to remain an attractive tourist destination and popular route for Gulf carriers.
Sharjah-based Air Arabia also flies to Kathmandu.
Low-cost carrier FlyDubai is starting flights to Kathmandu from Dec. 15 as it continues to expand its network.