Dragonair to start air service between Hong Kong, Kathmandu

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Mumbai, Sep 13 (UNI) After almost 18 years, Hong Kong-based Dragonair will re-establish air connectivity between Hong Kong and Nepal capital Kathmandu when it relaunches the air service between the two destinations on December 2.

The proposed flight will operate four times a week between Hong Kong and Kathmandu with its Airbus A320 aircraft, an official statment said today.

''We are deligthted to fly back to Kathmandu, a destination we first started serving in 1989. As Nepal continues to grow in popularity with travellers from around the globe, we have decided that this is the right time to resume services to this fascinating country,'' Dragonair Chief executive Officer Kenny Tang said in the statement.

As a member of the Cathay Pacific group, the airline serves niche market in Asia in addition to the core mainland China market. Since the airline's integration into the group, services have been launched to Phuket in Thailand and Busan in South Korea, with new operations to Fukouka and Sedai commencing on October 28.


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