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Nepal Airlines (formerly Royal Nepal Airlines)

Nepal Airlines, established in 1958 as Royal Nepal Airlines Corporation (RNAC), is the government owned national airline.

Mountaineers, trekkers and adventure seekers from around the globe are drawn to Nepal's north to the breathtaking Himalayan range, which comprises Mt Everest and another seven of the ten highest peaks in the world. Nepal Airlines operates a number of Twin Otter 19-seater aircraft, perfect for accessing this majestic mountainous landscape and its remote airstrips.

In addition, two Boeing 757 aircraft provide long haul connections from Kathmandu to six international destinations including airports in India, Malaysia, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and China.

Shangri-la/Business class


If you book flights on Nepal Airlines Business Class you will discover generous leg room and wide-seat comfort, with a 2-2 seating configuration to ensure you are never crowded in a 'middle' seat. Cabin staff will attend to your every need, including blankets and pillows for your rest.


Passengers aboard Nepal Airlines enjoy an exceptional in-flight dining experience. Business class guests may choose their sumptuous three course gourmet meal from an exclusive selection prepared by the chefs from renowned five-star hotels in Kathmandu. The delectable cuisine is complemented by the array of available beverages including cocktails, spirits, champagne, wine and soft drinks. No detail is overlooked as event the tableware features fine china and exquisite crystal glass.

Economy class


Economy travellers will enjoy comfortable seating and first-class service on Nepal Airlines.


As with Business Class, passengers will enjoy fine cuisine specially prepared by chefs from renowned five-star hotels in Kathmandu, accompanied by a range of complimentary beverages. Meals are either chicken, fish or mutton based; however, you can request a vegetarian or other special meal when making your Nepal Airlines flight bookings.

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