KATHMANDU – The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), is starting direct flights to Dammam of Saudi Arabia from Kathmandu.
NAC’s Spokesperson Ramesh Poudel said that ticket booking has been opened from today with a plan to begin Kathmandu-Dammam direct flight from September 6.
Dammam is the NAC’s 11th international flight destination. NAC’s two wide body aircrafts and two narrow body aircrafts are flying to those destinations.
Spokesperson Poudel shared that there will be two flights in a week on every Wednesday and Saturday and plans are on to increase the number of flights as per the NAC’s market management.
The promotional fare for Kathmandu-Dammam is fixed at Rs 35,000. With the expansion of NAC’s flight destinations in Dammam, Nepali migrant workers in Saudi Arabia are expected to benefit for their easy and accessible trip.