Buddha Air is a reputable airline based in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, Nepal, established in 1996. Serving major cities in Nepal and India, Buddha Air is renowned for both domestic and international services. Its headquarters are strategically located near Patan. With a rich history and a solid presence in the aviation market, Buddha Air has significantly contributed to the development of Nepal’s airline industry. It has remained the largest domestic carrier in Nepal by passenger volume as of 2023.
Buddha Air operates 33 routes, offering flights to 14 destinations within Nepal and India. The main hub of the airline is Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. It also operates from its secondary hubs, Pokhara International Airport and Gautam Buddha International Airport. Internationally, it extends its services to Varanasi, India.
As of May 2023, Buddha Air’s fleet consists of a total of 15 aircraft, including three ATR 42-300 and twelve ATR 72-500. It has plans to incorporate three Airbus A320 aircraft into its fleet by 2022. Over the years, the airline’s fleet has played a significant role in offering reliable and convenient air travel services.
- IATA: U4
- ICAO: BHA
Official site: www.buddhaair.com