3rd airbus of Himalaya lands at TIA

The third Airbus A320-214 of Himalaya Airlines landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu on Friday.

The aircraft, with the registration number 9N-ALW, was welcomed by a ceremonial water cannon salute after it landed at the airport. This is the second A320 aircraft that is delivered to the airlines this year.
A welcome ceremony organized on the ramp of TIA was attended by President of Himalaya Airlines Zhao Guo Qiang, Vice President - Administration Vijay Shrestha, along with Airlines' senior management team.

“The year 2017 has been the year of achievements for Himalaya Airlines as we have welcomed our second aircraft on January 31, and launched two new sectors - Kuala Lumpur and Yangon in February. With the arrival of third Airbus 320, we plan to expand our global network and strengthen the air connectivity of Nepal to the international arena” a press release issued by the airlines said quoting Vice President Vijay Shrestha.

This Airbus 320-214 series is a narrow-body aircraft with eight and 150 passengers in its Business and Economy seat configurations, ensuring high level of flying comfort.

This third Airbus will come into operation in April, 2017 and will facilitate the flights to new sectors including Dammam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Bangkok, Beijing, Lhasa and Chengdu along with currently flying sectors.