Saurya Airlines, a new domestic airline, started commercial operation from Monday.
The company started with a mountain flight early in the morning and later flew to Biratnagar. Officials of the airlines said the airlines will operate mountain flight and two flights to Biratnagar until November 24. After that, it will start scheduled flights to Bhairahawa as well.
The company is operating a 54-seater Bombardier CRJ 200 series aircraft configured to accommodate 50 passengers. It plans to acquire a 70-seater Bombardier CRJ 700 series aircraft within a month.
The company had received Airlines Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) on Thursday.