July, 2004 Kathmandu, Nepal
is well connected by air. Direct flights are operated from Thimpu,
Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta, Bangalore, Varanasi, Chengdu, Lasha,
Dhaka, Karachi, Bangkok, Singapore, Hongkong, Shanghai, Osaka,
Kualalumpur, Dubai, Doha, Abhu Dabhi, Vienna and Amsterdam. Connecting
flights all over the world are provided by operating airlines.
airlines operating scheduled flights to Kathmandu are Royal Nepal
Airlines, Druk Air, Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Sahara Airlines,
Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines, Thai
Airways, China Southern, Qatar Airways, Gulf Airlines, Martin
Airand Austrian Airlines.
flights from London and most of western Europe is available via
Doha. Connecting flights to Asia Pacific region is readily available
on Thai Airways. Direct flights to North America is available
through New Delhi.
The best gateway
airlines to Nepal are Thai Airways (from East) and Qatar Airways
(from West). Both Airlines fly daily into Kathmandu. Five Airlines
fly between cities in India and Nepal.
is suggested to avoid problems. A travel desk will be available
during the conference period for sightseeing tours.