Kathmandu. Himalaya Jet, the British premium long-haul airline planning to launch first direct flights from London, Paris, Frankfurt, Madrid, and Sydney to Nepal soon. Airlines says the British premium long-haul airline is poised to make history as it prepares to launch direct flights from London, Paris, Frankfurt, Madrid, and Sydney to Nepal in 2024.
Himalaya Jet has undergone meticulous preparations since September 2023, which has appointed Paul Argyll (Flight Director) and Joy Dewan (Zenith Travels) to spearhead its operations in the UK and Nepal, respectively.
'The ACMI model will be employed on scheduled charter flights, laying the foundation for main routes from Monte Carlos (NICE Airport) to Macau, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles in Q3 2025, all under the EU AOC' said airlines. After 29 years, the Gurung Family of the UK, with Nepali origin, has going to implementing the Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) initiated on March 3,1994.
This strategic move will see more than three flights a week from the UK to Nepal in the early stages. The UK Department for Transport, represented by Aviation Directorate Mark Bosly Fraes and UK Chief Air Services Negotiator President Dipendra Gurung of Himalaya Jet, has paved the way for this project. The Gurung Family invest in mega hydro project, private funding to airlines, and estate. He has chosen "Nepal" as the inaugural destination for Himalaya Jet.
This decision reflects the founder's love for the country and a desire to showcase Nepal's rich culture, warm hospitality, and awe-inspiring landscapes including the eight highest peaks, including Mount Everest, says airlines, committed to providing a seamless travel experience, Himalaya Jet vows to deliver state-of-the-art facilities, attentive services, and a diverse menu, aiming to become a symbol of excellence in the aviation industry, setting new standards for quality and customer satisfaction.
The half-million-strong Nepalese diaspora in the UK, Europe, and Australia has enthusiastically rallied behind Himalaya Jet, expressing their patriotism with overwhelming support. More than 54,000 pre-bookings from the UK and Europe are eagerly anticipated once the Global Distribution System (GDS) and Passengers Service System (PSS) are operational.
Passengers of Himalaya Jet will enjoy exclusive discounts of upto 70 % through the "Himalaya Miles" loyalty program, in partnership with major credit/debit card providers. This program extends its benefits to 5 and 4 star hotels, restaurants, car rentals, movie cinemas, shopping malls, spas, amusement parks, cable cars, helicopters, domestic airlines, and casino chips. Himalaya Jet aims to redefine the travel experience, blending luxury in the skies with unparalleled perks on the ground.