Nepal Airlines To Operate Daily Flight Between Delhi And Kathmandu From Dec 17


As the Nepal and Indian government have approved the resumption of regularly scheduled flights between Delhi and Kathmandu under the Air Transport Bubble arrangements, Nepal Airlines has announced that it will start operating daily flights between Delhi and Kathmandu from December 17.

The service between the two cities has suspended since March 2020 and resumed after more than 8 months.

Here is the schedule of Nepal Airlines for DEL – KTM  – DEL route.

Flight No.SectorDepartureArrivalDays of Operation
RA 2051  KTM – DEL11:2013:00DAILY
RA 2052 DEL – KTM 14:0016:00DAILY

As per the air bubble agreement, Air India and Nepal Airlines are now permitted to operate flights between Delhi and Kathmandu and carry the following categories of persons on such flights:


From India to Nepal:

  • Indian nationals and nationals of Nepal. It would be for the airlines concerned to ensure that there is no travel restriction for Indian nationals to enter Nepal before the issue of ticket/ boarding pass to the Indian passenger;
  • Third-country nationals (including diplomats) holding valid visa/entry permit for Nepal, if required.

From Nepal to India:

  • Indian nationals and nationals of Nepal;
  • All Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders and Person of Indian Origin cardholders holding passports of any country; and
  • All third-country nationals (including diplomats) intending to travel to India for any purpose (including their dependents on the appropriate category of dependent visa) except those on Tourist Visa.

Only such passengers who are destined for Nepal are allowed to travel on flights from India to Nepal. Similarly, only passengers originating in Nepal are allowed to travel on flights from Nepal to India.

The operations will be subject to strict adherence to the SOP issued by the civil aviation authorities and other COVID-19 related health protocols/guidelines issued by the authorities of both sides. 

Additionally, the following conditions have been prescribed for passengers travelling to Nepal:

  • Travelers will be required to submit and carry a negative PCR test report not older than 72 hours at the time of boarding.
  • All the travelers should submit a self-declaration form on the online portal ( at least 72 hours before the scheduled travel or physically after arrival at the respective health counters.

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Manish Khandelwal
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