Qatar Airways is to launch an additional daily flight on its Doha – Kathmandu route
from 1 September.
The added flight will accommodate passengers
travelling to Nepal for its annual festival season, which takes
place in September and October and features
many large parades and outdoor fairs offering traditional Nepalese
music and a colourful atmosphere.
The additional frequency will be served by an Airbus A320
with 12 Business Class seats and 132 seats in
will depart from Doha (DOH) at 01:25 and arrive in Kathmandu (KTM)
at 08:55. The return leg,
QR649, will depart Kathmandu 09:55 to arrive back in Doha at 12:10.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr.
Al Baker, said, “We are delighted to add an additional frequency
to Kathmandu, in anticipation of increased demand for passengers
travelling to Nepal for the festival season. This additional daily
flight will allow our passengers even more opportunity to
experience Kathmandu, a captivating city that draws travellers
from all over the globe.”
With the additional daily flight
starting on 1 September, Qatar Airways will offer four daily
flights between Doha and Kathmandu.