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Jazeera Airways to operate flights to Gautam Buddha International Airport from June 12

Bhairahawa, NEPAL

Jazeera Airways will operate regular flights to the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) of Bhairahawa from June 12. Jazeera, which has taken approval from GBIA, will operate the opening flight on May 16 (day of Buddha Jayanati).

Nepal government has assigned May 16 as the flight opening day for the airways in the newly built second international airport of the nation.

General Manager of GBIA Govinda Prasad Dahal informed that GBIA will conduct three flights a week. Jazeera has been conducting single flight per day to and from Kathmandu. According to the schedule published by Jazeera, the flight to Bhairahawa will take off from Doha of Qatar. The passengers from Qatar can have the direct flight to Bhairahawa with a transit in Kuwait. The flight will land at GBIA.

The flight taking off at 18:20 (local time) form Doha on May 16 will arrive in Kuwait at 19:45. The flight will have four hours transit in Kuwait and take off for GBIA at 11:45 (local time). It will arrive in GBIA at 7 am.

The regular flight will be conducted from June 12. On that day, the flight taking off from Doha at 15:30 will have an hour’s transit in Kuwait and will take off for GBIA, said Dahal. It will arrive at 1:45 am in GBIA.

The passengers with COVID vaccine card can attend the flight. The ones without vaccine need to have 72 hours PCR report to attend the flight. Jazeera will conduct flights on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from Kuwait to Nepal in a week. Likewise, it will have return flights on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from GBIA.

According to the airport the regular flights will facilitate the passengers going for foreign employment and one visiting the birth place of Gautam Bhuddha, Lumbini.

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