Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) conducted sales mission in three Indian cities of Lucknow, Kanpur and Varanasi from May 10 to 13. During the Sales Mission around 120 tour operators and 60 media representatives were updated and apprised about the tourism of Nepal with special focus on the offer to the Indian markets along with programs of NTY-2011. A wide range of products catering to all segments – Pilgrimage for old aged, Soft adventure for youths and leisure activities for the middle – aged were on offer. NTB announced Nepal’s government decision to implement one window policy to ease surface transportation for Indian tourist vehicles to Nepal during the mission.
Buddha Air has finally launched its flight to the north Indian city of Lucknow. The Kathmandu-Lucknow-Kathmandu flight was launched on Friday, January 7th 2011. Buddha Air will be operating three flights a week on a 42-seater ATR aircraft on this sector. The fares (excluding taxes) has been fixed at Rs 5,600 for ´C´ class, Rs 7,200 for ´B´ class and Rs 8,800 for ´A´ class.
Nepalese private airline company Buddha Air will be flying to the north Indian city of Lucknow from January 7, 2011.The airline will operate three flights a week, i.e., on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The fare (one-way) for the 55 minutes flight has been fixed at NRS 5,600/-, excluding taxes.