Nepal To Operate Charter Flights To Saudi Arabia For Indian Citizens


The Indian Embassy in Nepal on Monday in a social media post informed that Nepal Airlines and Himalayan Airlines will be operating special charter flights from Kathmandu to Jeddah/Riyadh for Indian citizens stranded in Nepal.

The notice issued by the Indian embassy stated;

All Indian citizens who had arrived in Kathmandu to travel to Saudi Arabia are hereby informed that Nepal Airlines and Himalayan Airlines have been authorized by the Government of Nepal to operate limited charter flights from Kathmandu to Jeddah/Riyadh and Dammam for this purpose.

The operation of such lights is subject to landing permits and other necessary permissions from the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), Government of Saudi Arabia.


In this regard, eligible Indian passengers may please contact the following persons for ticketing and scheduling queries:

  • Nepal Airlines: Mr. Sunit Sharma – 9801021555
  • Himalaya Airlines: Mr. Ram Khadka – 980155711 | Ms. Sunita Maharajan – 9801055706

Passengers will need to comply with the Government of Saudi Arabia’s Covid-related and other rules and regulations. In case of any further queries or concerns, the Embassy can be contacted at

  • Helpline Number: 4411751 Extn. 4195 (Morning 1000 hrs. to 1800 hrs.)
  • Email ID: [email protected]

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