Kathmandu: Himalaya Airlines is planning to expand its flight between Nepal and Yangon twice a week starting October this year, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Wednesday.
Currently, the Himalaya airlines operates a flight between Tribhuvan International Airport and Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport once a week on every Friday. It will extend the schedule on Monday and Friday.
The Himalaya Airlines resumed the direct air link with Myanmar after a long gap by launching first commercial flight to Yangon on Feb. 24 as part of its initiative to strengthen direct connection with around 300,000 people of Nepali origin residing there.
The direct flight will help the economy as well as tourism industry of both countries, Himalaya airlines Vice President Vijay Shrestha was quoted as saying.