General

Buddha Air Pvt. Ltd is a privately operated air travel company founded on 23 April 1996 and is registered as a private limited company with the Company Registrar Office of the Ministry of Industry, Government of Nepal, under the Company Act, 2021 BS of Nepal. The company headquarter is located in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur while there are two city sales offices in the most convenient locations within the Kathmandu Valley

After 12 years of dedicated non-stop service, more than 100,000 flight hours logged in with over 3 million passengers flown to nine destinations with permanent runways in the country, BuddhaAir today is the largest domestic air travel operator in Nepal employing nearly 500 experienced professionals. The company has the largest fleet of the most expensive and brand new aircrafts amongst all domestic airliners in operation with five 18 seat Beechcraft-1900 D, two 47 seat ATR-42 and one more on the way, flying out to all the trunk routes with a minimum of 1200 m of permanent runway. It is company policy to only buy brand new aircrafts as passenger safety is placed in the highest priority. In addition we have six buses for ferrying passengers from the terminal to the tarmac, nine vans for the pilots and cabin crew, a jeep and a tractor for maintenance and fifteen motorcycles for marketing purposes.

Buddha Air’s safety record and reliability has earned us a host of awards including the Highest Safety Award given by the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation of the Government of Nepal as well as a list of the most esteemed clientele in Nepal including most United Nations organizations, all major diplomatic missions, international non government organizations as well as national level organizations.

Available departures

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Pokhara

PokharaPokhara is the city of natural beauty with remarkable panoramic views of crystal clear majestic Himalayan Peaks in horizon. The calm Phewa lake and twin-peaked fish tail mountain is the centre of attractions and the most visited sites. Reaching Pokhara is pretty simple since its only 200km west of Kathmandu valley. Hotels in Pokhara accommodate Read more

Kathmandu

KathmanduKathmandu is that exotic city of Nepal where UNESCO has declared seven World Heritage sites. And the amazing thing is these sites present in such as small compact area. It is the most visited city of Nepal with amazing number of temples and palaces making it one of the most colorful cities. Pashupatinath Temple, which is Read more

Lumbini

LumbiniLumbinī (Nepali and Sanskrit: लुम्बिनी About this sound listen (help·info), “the lovely”) is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupandehi District of Nepal. It is the place where, according to Buddhist tradition, Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 563 BCE.Gautama, who achieved Enlightenment some time around 528 BCE, became the Gautama Buddha and Read more

Fleet Information

  • Five brand new Beechcraft 1900D manufactured by Raytheon Aircraft (now Hawker Beechcraft)
  • Three brand new ATR 42 manufactured by Alenia Aeronotica.

Destination

Airport IATA Code Surface Runway Length Elevation
Distance from KTM
Bharatpur BHR Paved 3800 ft 600 ft 94 km
Simara SIF Paved 4000 ft 450 ft 72 km
Biratnagar BIR Concrete 5000 ft 236 ft 232 km
Bhadrapur BDP Paved 5000 ft 300 ft 297 km
Janakpur JKR Paved 4000 ft 256 ft 127 km
Nepalganj KEP Concrete 5000 ft 540 ft 371 km
Bhairawa BWA Concrete 5000 ft 358 ft 193 km
Pokhara PKR Paved 4700 ft 271 ft 146 km
Dhangadi DHI Concrete 5000 ft 600 ft 476 km

 

Kathmandu

Temperature:
29? to 34? Celsius (Summer)
1o to 10o Celsius (Winter)

Kathmandu, the heart and capital of Nepal, was born out of an ancient lake and centuries of legends. Today it is a fast growing metropolis  that in many ways represents all that is Nepal. Its ancient streets, market squares, temples and the living cultural heritage stand testimony to its past glory. As the political and economic center stage of the country, Kathmandu Valley is where people from all over the country and indeed the world converge making it the most advanced urban centre in the nation.

Kathmandu is the only city that has direct international air links and is connected to all the domestic airports as well. The airport, country’s only international terminal in the eastern edge of the city was formerly a grazing pasture. The Valley is connected by two major highways that link it to the rest of the country. As a well facilitated city it serves as the perfect base to start an exciting trip to anywhere in Nepal, Tibet, Darjeeling, Sikkim and the rest of South Asia….

Bhadrapur
Temperature:
33° to 35° Celsius (Summer)
4° to 14° Celsius (Winter)
Flight Duration: 50 minutes from Kathmandu

Bhadrapur is a quiet town located in the south eastern plains of Nepal. It can serve as the starting point for treks to the eastern Himalaya, most notably to the third highest peak in the world Mt. Kanchanjunga, and the Makalu Barun National Park. The town is 40 km away from the Indian border town of Siliguri that connects to Darjeeling, Sikkim, and other parts of North East India….

Bhairahawa

Temperature:
35° to 38° Celsius (Summer)
10° to 27° Celsius (Winter)
Flight Duration: 45 minutes from Kathmandu

Located in the southern plains of mid west Nepal, Bhairahawa is less than 30 minutes ride from Lumbini the birthplace of Siddartha Gautama Buddha. As a town close to the border with India, Bhairahawa is fast growing as a trade centre...

Biratnagar
Temperature:
33° to 36° Celsius (Summer)
8° to 26° Celsius (Winter)
Flight Duration: 40 minutes from Kathmandu

Biratnagar is the country’s largest industrial center fulfilling much of the country’s demands. Situated in the south eastern part of the country the city is home to different cultures and ethnic groups. Nepal’s largest river Sapta Koshi which supports the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is located less than two hours drive from Biratnagar. Some of the major hill towns like Dharan, Ilam, Damak, are also close by and connected by road to Biratnagar. As a border town Biratnagar is one of the main entry points to Nepal….

Bharatpur

Temperature:
24° to 39° Celsius (Summer)
8° to 26° Celsius (Winter)
Flight duration: 20 min from Kathmandu

Bharatpur in central Nepal is right next to the world famous Chitwan National Park. The city is about five hours drive Kathmandu and is one of the most well facilitated areas in the entire country boasting of several well equipped modern hospitals. The Chitwan National Park a former hunting ground of the royalties is the habitat of several endangered species such as the Royal Bengal Tiger, the One Horned Asian Rhinoceros….

Dhangadi
Flight Duration: 1 hr 25 minutes from Kathmandu

The town of Dhangadhi is one of the main hubs of far western Nepal. The city like others in the Tarai is slowing growing in size particularly due its proximity to other parts of far western Nepal and north India. The region is also famous for the Shuklaphanta Natural Park and the Ghoda Ghodi Water Shed Reserve about 30 km east of the town. The East West highway continues towards Mahendranagar in the west while the Karnali highway goes up towards the upper areas of far west Nepal…

Pokhara

Temperature:
33° to 35° Celsius (Summer)
4° to 14° Celsius (Winter)
Flight Duration: 30 minutes from Kathmandu

Pokhara is definitely one of the most beautiful places in Nepal. Located in the western region, in the lap of the magnificent 6777 m high Mt. Machapuchare (Fishtail) and with Lake Phewa serenely shining right in the middle of the city, Pokhara attracts thousands of tourists every year. The seven big and small lakes in the vicinity also give the name Lake City to Pokhara and serves to make it one of the most idyllic tourist destinations in Nepal. As the launching point for the world famous Annapurna Circuit trek and numerous white water rafting expeditions Pokhara is a magnet for the adventurous….

Simara
Temperature:
29° to 34° Celsius (Summer)
1° to 10° Celsius (Winter)
Flight Duration: 15 minutes from Kathmandu

The Simara Airport is 30 minutes drive from the bustling industrial and commercial city of Birganj in the central Tarai. As one of Nepal’s oldest cities Birganj is strategically located making it a frequent destination for business travelers, executives of foreign projects and agencies, overland tourists, pilgrims and other visitors. The cities importance as a strategic trade and transit junction between Nepal and the world beyond is signified by the dry port constructed there recently…

Nepalgunj

Temperature:
30° to 36° Celsius (Summer)
6° to 24° Celsius (Winter)
Flight Duration: 1 hour from Kathmandu

Located in the south west part of the country, Nepalgunj is the gateway to the wild west. As with many of the towns in the Tarai, Nepalganj is growing as a commercial hub. The Indian city of Lucknow is only five hours drive from Nepalganj. It is also the starting point to treks that head towards the far west and north-west…..

Janakpur

Temperature:
29° to 34° Celsius (Summer)
1° to 10° Celsius (Winter)
Flight Duration: 25 minutes

Named after the legendary King Janak of the Hindu epic Ramayana, Janakpur was the capital of the ancient Indian kingdom of Mithila. King Janak was the father of Sita, the wife of the Hindu god Rama, heroine of the great epic. Located in the eastern Tarai, Janakpur attracts thousands of Hindu pilgrims every year to its Ram Janaki Temple. As the center of a great civilization Janakpur is also famous for the now revived ancient Mithila art and craft.

Schedule

 FROM  Kathmandu FLT. DAYS FLT. NO. DEP. TIME  ARR. TIME AIRCRAFT
TO: Bhadrapur Daily BHA 951 10:50:00 11:40:00 ATR
TO: Bhadrapur Daily BHA 955 13:30:00 14:20:00 ATR
TO: Bhairahawa Daily BHA 851 09:30:00 10:05:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Bhairahawa Daily BHA 853 14:00:00 14:35:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Bhairahawa Daily BHA 855 16:40:00 17:15:00 ATR
TO: Bharatpur Daily BHA 351 11:00:00 11:20:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Bharatpur Daily BHA 353 13:20:00 13:40:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Biratnagar Daily BHA 751 07:50:00 08:30:00 ATR
TO: Biratnagar Daily BHA 703 10:10:00 10:50:00 ATR
TO: Biratnagar Daily BHA 707 12:10:00 12:50:00 ATR
TO: Biratnagar Daily BHA 711 16:25:00 17:05:00 ATR
TO: Dhangadhi Daily BHA 251 10:45:00 12:05:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Dhangadhi Daily BHA 253 14:05:00 15:25:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Everest Experience Daily BHA 101 06:30:00 07:30:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Everest Experience Daily BHA 102 06:30:00 07:30:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Everest Experience Daily BHA 103 06:30:00 07:30:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Everest Experience Daily BHA 104 06:30:00 07:30:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Everest Experience Daily BHA 100 06:30:00 07:30:00 ATR
TO: Everest Experience Daily BHA 201 07:45:00 08:45:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Everest Experience Daily BHA 202 07:45:00 08:45:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Everest Experience Daily BHA 203 07:45:00 08:45:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Everest Experience Daily BHA 204 07:45:00 08:45:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Janakpur Daily BHA 501 10:30:00 10:55:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Janakpur Daily BHA 503 14:50:00 15:15:00 ATR
TO: Nepalgunj Daily BHA 403 09:20:00 10:20:00 ATR
TO: Nepalgunj Daily BHA 405 16:10:00 17:10:00 ATR
TO: Pokhara Daily BHA 603 09:00:00 09:30:00 ATR
TO: Pokhara Daily BHA 605 09:30:00 10:00:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Pokhara Daily BHA 607 12:30:00 13:00:00 ATR
TO: Pokhara Daily BHA 609 14:20:00 14:50:00 ATR
TO: Simara Daily BHA 551 12:00:00 12:15:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Simara Daily BHA 553 13:00:00 13:15:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Simara Daily BHA 557 14:30:00 14:45:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Simara Daily BHA 559 15:30:00 15:45:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Simara Daily BHA 561 16:00:00 16:15:00 BEECH 1900 D
 FROM  Bhadrapur FLT. DAYS FLT. NO. DEP. TIME ARR. TIME AIRCRAFT
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 952 12:10:00 13:00:00 ATR
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 956 14:50:00 15:40:00 ATR
 FROM  Bhairahawa                          FLT.DAYS FLT.NO. DEPE. TIM ARR. TIME AIRCRAFT
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 852 10:20:00 10:55:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 854 14:50:00 15:25:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 856 17:40:00 18:15:00 ATR
FROM  Bharatpur FLT. DAYS FLT. NO. DEP. TIME ARR. TIME AIRCRAFT
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 352 11:35:00 11:55:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 354 13:55:00 14:15:00 BEECH 1900 D
FROM  Biratnagar FLT. DAYS FLT. NO. DEP. TIME ARR. TIME AIRCRAFT
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 752 09:00:00 09:40:00 ATR
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 704 11:20:00 12:00:00 ATR
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 708 13:20:00 14:00:00 ATR
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 712 17:35:00 18:15:00 ATR
FROM  Dhangadhi FLT. DAYS FLT. NO. DEP. TIME ARR. TIME AIRCRAFT
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 254 15:40:00 17:00:00 BEECH 1900 D
 FROM  Janakpur FLT. DAYS FLT. NO. DEP. TIME ARR. TIME AIRCRAFT
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 502 11:10:00 11:35:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 506 15:45:00 16:10:00 ATR
FROM  Nepalgunj FLT. DAYS FLT. NO. DEP. TIME ARR. TIME AIRCRAFT
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 404 10:35:00 11:35:00 ATR
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 406 17:40:00 18:40:00 ATR
FROM  Pokhara FLT. DAYS FLT. NO. DEP. TIME ARR. TIME AIRCRAFT
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 652 10:00:00 10:30:00 ATR
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 606 10:15:00 10:45:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 608 13:30:00 14:00:00 ATR
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 610 15:25:00 15:55:00 ATR
FROM  Simara FLT. DAYS FLT. NO. DEP. TIME ARR. TIME AIRCRAFT
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 552 12:20:00 12:35:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 554 13:20:00 13:35:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 558 14:55:00 15:10:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 560 15:45:00 16:00:00 BEECH 1900 D
TO: Kathmandu Daily BHA 562 16:20:00 16:35:00 BEECH 1900 D

 

 

Terms & Condition

Cancellation and Refund

One time prepondment of travel will be made free of charge, if the seat is available on the requested flight.
For one time postponement of travel to a definite date or flight is allowed with no cancellation charge, if the postponement is made prior to 72 hours of schedule departure time.

The cancellation charge will be as under

  • 5% of the applicable one way normal fare will be charged in case of cancellation is made prior to two days before schedule departure date.
  • 10% of the applicable one-way normal fare will be charged in case cancellation is made one day before schedule departure date.
  • 33.33% of the applicable one-way normal fare will be charged in case cancellation is made on the same day, but the 1-hour before schedule departure time.
  • The ticket not reported for check-in or cancellation at least 30 minutes before the schedule departure time to the ticket reported for flight or cancellation after the departure of flight will be termed as "No Show"
  • The "No Show" ticket will not be refunded.
  • The lost ticket will be treated as per the clause of a, b c if it was holding confirmed status.
  • No cancellation charge will be levied on open dated, request and open dated lost tickets will be full refundable.