Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) has granted permission to Shree Airlines operate flights to five destinations of India and Bangladesh.
Now the airlines is going to conduct flights to New Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Banglore of India and Dhaka of Bangladesh. To operate their flights to respective destinations the airline will have to get permission from Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and airport authorities of India and Bangladesh to operate flights to their respective destinations.
Anil Manandhar, corporate manager of Shree Airlines, said it might take some time to get permission from the CAAN. “We will operate flights as soon as we get go-ahead from the authority,” Manandhar said, adding: “Our international flights are aimed at helping the Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign.”
The airlines has plans to operate chartered flights to various places in upcoming Dashain. The airline plans to use 50-seater CRJ 200 and 70-seater CRJ 700 for the flights. The privately-owned carrier currently operates a fleet of two Bombardier CRJ 200 and two CRJ 700 aircraft. It operates scheduled flights to domestic destinations like Bhairahawa, Biratnagar, Bhadrapur, Nepalgunj, Dhangadhi and Rajbiraj. Similarly, it operates a fleet of six MI 17 and two AS 350 B3e helicopters.