Tibet Airlines’ inaugural international flight from its Chengdu base was to Kathmandu in Nepal. The four times weekly service, launched 8 August, will face direct competition from the airline’s parent organisation Air China.
- Tibet Airlines commenced a four times weekly service from its Chengdu (CTU) base to Kathmandu (KTM) on 8 August. Operated by the airline’s A319 fleet, the 1,830-kilometre sector is flown in competition with its parent company Air China, which offers a five times weekly service. The route to Nepal becomes Tibet Airlines’ 14th destination from Chengdu, and its first international city pair, according to OAG schedules for w/c 11 August.