See the stats related to Buddha Air, the leading domestic airlines of the country

April 5, 2019 | Investopaper

Buddha Airlines Pvt. Ltd. in Nepal has been serving its customers for more than over 20 years since its inception in 1997. It is one of the safest, most reliable and comfortable means of air transport in Nepal.

It is Nepal’s largest and longest operating privately owned domestic airlines. The airline is based in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur. It also operates international services to India.

See the important stats related to the airlines below.
• The airlines fly to 15 destinations within Nepal and India. The flights mainly connect passengers to big cities of the countries like Biratnagar, Bhadrapur, Pokhara, Nepalgunj, Bhairahwa, Simara, Dhangadi etc.
• This privately owned airline has 900 employees who work for the continuous growth of the leading airlines.
• The company has 6 ATR-72500 aircrafts, 3 ATR-42320 aircrafts, 2 beech craft 1900D aircrafts. These ATR aircraft are fuel efficient and has a low noise signature.
• Its hangar is located at Tribhuwan International Airport which was built at a cost of $2.5 million that has a space to accommodate a Boeing 737 or Airbus 320. It is the only MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operation) in Nepal.
• The number of flights has increased by 44 percent in the span of 5 years. As of 2017/18 the number of flights made by Buddha Air in a year stands at 30,669.
• As of 2017/18, Buddha Air covers 51.55 percent of the total airlines market share in the operated sectors.
• The company paid 64.47 crore in the form of direct and indirect tax from its profit in the fiscal year 2017/18.
• More than 1, 20,000 passengers chose Buddha Air to fly to their destinations in 2017/18.
• The company invested 1.21 million on technical and non technical training in 2017/18.




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