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Buddha Air


125 reviews
Headquarters: PO Box 2167 Jawalakhel, Patan (Lalitpur) Nepal 011 977 1-5542494 Website
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London, England, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been flying for over 40 years and have not come across such a disorganised unpunctual airlines in my life. You might as well book a flight at 7 am and turn up at 11am you will still make you flight. KTM-PKR 5 hours delayed. PKR-KTM looking at a 2 hour delay. Will try Yeti next time around.

Date of travel: December 2018
Domestic Economy Pokhara - Kathmandu
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Thank Michael C
Buddha Air, Social Media Manager at Buddha Air, responded to this review

Namaste Michael, We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused. We try our best to fly as scheduled, but due to circumstances outside our control, like weather, ATC hold, late open of airport, etc. delays occur.

Date of travel: December 2018
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Maryland
Level 5 Contributor
39 reviews
8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is good services among amiable one. Since due to various reason, none of the flights are one time and services are so so. After all, it is good option related to available other services in Nepal.

Date of travel: November 2018
Domestic Economy Kathmandu - Pokhara
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Thank _shivaachrya
Buddha Air, Social Media Manager at Buddha Air, responded to this review

Namaste, we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused by the delays. We are glad to know you understand the causes of the delay. Thank you for your feedback.

Date of travel: November 2018
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Carefree, Arizona
Level 6 Contributor
426 reviews
112 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This airlines is perpetually late and everyone knows it. We were warned that our domestic flight would be late. When we arrived to check in, the line was long and slow. We finally got checked in after 30 min. Women and men go through separate security lines. We arrived at the gate and waited. There was a board with flights...

Date of travel: October 2018
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1 Thank Victoria P
Buddha Air, Social Media Manager at Buddha Air, responded to this review

Namaste Victoria, We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused. Please let us know your flight details as well, and we will forward your feedback to the concerned department. Regards

Date of travel: October 2018
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Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is about as good as it gets for domestic airline travel in Nepal. Flights are quick so seat comfort and space really doesn't matter. Punctuality can be a bit of an issue but that is more of a Nepal thing outside of Buddha's control

Date of travel: August 2018
Domestic Economy Pokhara - Kathmandu
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Thank stefanhofmann1979
Buddha Air, Social Media Manager at Buddha Air, responded to this review

Namaste Stefan, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are grateful that you understand the punctuality issue. Thank you for flying with us.

Date of travel: August 2018
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
198 reviews
118 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing small airline flying in and around Nepal. Smallish planes for 60-70 people - did not Pokhra to Kathmandu and flight up and around Everest which was truly amazing! Got some great photos from cockpit window - has to be on a must do list!!

Date of travel: November 2018
Domestic Economy Pokhara - Kathmandu
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Thank Anna C
Buddha Air, Social Media Manager at Buddha Air, responded to this review

Namaste Anna, Thank you for taking the time to review us and flying with us. We are glad to know you had an enjoyable flight.

Date of travel: November 2018
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Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 November 2018

I took a 25 minute flight on Buddha Air from Kathmandu to Pokhara, where I was to begin my trek to Annapurna Base Camp. I took this optional flight instead of the 6-8 hour bus trip to the same destination. Way Worth It!

Date of travel: October 2018
Domestic Economy Kathmandu - Pokhara
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Thank Wander707633
Buddha Air, Social Media Manager at Buddha Air, responded to this review

Thank you for flying with us to Pokhara. We hope you had a wonderful time trekking to Annapurna Base Camp.

Date of travel: October 2018
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2018

it was great experience.i traveled several time they are quite good then other airlines. i usually travel from pokhara.

Date of travel: July 2018
Domestic Economy Pokhara - Kathmandu
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Thank Rajendra S
Buddha Air, Social Media Manager at Buddha Air, responded to this review

Thank you for frequently choosing to fly with us Rajendra ji. We hope you are also a member of our Royal Club Frequent Flyer Program. Fly more, and get more miles and benefits! We hope to see you again soon.

Date of travel: July 2018
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Kathmandu, Nepal
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2018

it was great to fly with buddha airline .the service was good and staff were polite .. and they are Very helpful.

Date of travel: March 2018
Domestic Economy Kathmandu - Pokhara
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Thank Rojan S
Buddha Air, Social Media Manager at Buddha Air, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us Rojan. We are glad that you enjoy our hospitable services.

Date of travel: March 2018
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2018

It was grate time i spend in plane. The crew member are very helpful with grater smile ! that day i was late to be in airport, so i make a call and they wait 7 min for mee... thank you so much Buddha air !

Date of travel: March 2018
Domestic Economy Pokhara - Kathmandu
Helpful?
Thank Rajendra S
Buddha Air, Social Media Manager at Buddha Air, responded to this review

We are happy to know you enjoyed our services. Thank you for the review and flying with us.

Date of travel: March 2018
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Jerusalem, Israel
Level 6 Contributor
124 reviews
32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara is only 25 min long. It was smoth and safe, crew was friendly and efficient.

Date of travel: September 2018
Domestic Economy Kathmandu - Pokhara
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1 Thank Michael G
Buddha Air, Social Media Manager at Buddha Air, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and flying with us. We are glad to know you had a smooth and safe flight.

Date of travel: September 2018
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About Buddha Air
Nepal-based Buddha Air (U4) offers scheduled and charter flights to 13 destinations within Nepal, as well as international flights to India's Varanasi Airport (VNS) and Bhutan's Paro Airport (PBH). Buddha Air has a hub at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), which is the country's only international airport. The airline's fleet of eight aircraft includes ATR 42-320, ATR 72-500 and Beechcraft 1900D planes. Each is configured with a single Economy Class cabin. Buddha Air also offers sightseeing flights over the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest.

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