Buddha Air

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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, Buddha Air 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 they 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.

Buddha Air places great emphasis on safety and as well as operating new modern equipment , each aircraft is fully equipped with navigational aid equipment and flights are only operated in airports with asphalt runway of not less than 4000 feet length. The maintenance and engineering department has a fully trained work force including 45 cockpit crew, 5 flight operation officers, 18 qualified engineers and 31 technicians. They maintain an inventory of aircraft and engine spares replacing any part that doesn’t pass their tests regardless of whether it is new or old with absolutely new parts.

Buddha Air has also successfully completed a Cooperative Development of Operational Safety and Continuing Airworthiness Project – South Asia audit as a an ardent follower of the manufacturers and industry standard in the performance of theirflight operations maintenance and safety & procedures. Buddha Air has renewed its aviation insurance for the 11th consecutive year with zero claim, something no other airliner in Nepal has done.


Buddha Air Pvt. Ltd
Post Box 2167, Jawalakhel
Lalitpur, Nepal

Contact Form
+977 1 5521015, + 977 1 5542494
+977 1 5537726

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