Qatar Airways (QA) will add an additional daily flight on its Doha-Kathmandu route from Friday to meet the huge demand during Nepal’s festival season, which takes place in September and October annually, it was announced.
The additional frequency will be served by an Airbus A320 departing Doha at 1.25am and arriving in Kathmandu at 8.55am from Friday.
The added flight will accommodate passengers travelling to Nepal for its annual festival season, QA said in a statement.
Such celebrations feature large parades and outdoor fairs, offering traditional Nepalese music and a colourful atmosphere.
Nepal’s capital city is an expanding metropolis filled with ancient temples, beautiful walled gardens and many markets, offering an assortment of local crafts, pieces of jewellery and traditional clothing.
Visitors to Kathmandu can spend the day wandering among the famed temples and relics of this ancient city.
“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,” QA Group chief executive Akbar al-Baker said in a statement.
With the additional daily flight starting on September 1, QA will offer four daily flights between Doha and Kathmandu to provide its passengers more flexibility when travelling to Nepal.
The QA Airbus A320 features 12 Business Class seats and 132 seats in Economy Class.
The award-winning airline also added additional flights to Colombo and Dhaka recently to accommodate increased demand to Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.