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“Take an alternative airline or be prepared for delays”
Review of Buddha Air


Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

My first tip would be: choose another airline. But, If you choose to fly with Buddha Air then be prepared for major delays. On all three of our flights with this airline we have had delays and got to our destinations much later than expected. The delays have lasted for more than an hour and none of the flights have taken off at the scheduled time.

The worst thing is that the delay from Bharatpur Airport to Kathmandu on 5th April 2018 resulted in our missing of an international flight on Jet Airways outward to Delhi, which meant a whole lot of extra cost, reorganizing flights and unnecessary mental stress.

Other airlines like Yeti Airlines were much more efficient, taking off on time.

Save yourself some mental stress and take another airline instead. And make sure you get travel insurance!

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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

The main reason I recommend Buddha airline is bc they have a good safety record and they are pleasant. However, it is not uncommon to begin your flight 2 hrs late, which is not pleasant. Hopefully they can get it together in that department.

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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

We were a bit nervous using the airline but it went well. 20 minute flight. Luggage arrived. Flight delayed leaving due to weather at destination. English speaking flight attendant.

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Thank alisan01
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

very safe and good airlines love to comfortable aircraft. this is big airlines of Nepal and daily domestic flight different city. specially for Pokhara

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

We had a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara (Flight 607) originally scheduled for 12:00 noon. Without any information (Buddha Air had our email) the flight timing was changed. The only reason I found out was when I called Buddha Air to advance my flight. The flight itself was delayed by 3 hours because of air traffic issues. We were told by other passengers that this is a constant issue with flights from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back.

On the way back our flight was again changed without any information shared with us. On arriving at Pokhara airport we found out that all flights were again delayed by 2 to 3 hours. This posed a real problems for us as we had an international connection from Kathmandu. Luckily our flight, which arrived from a different city (other than Kathmandu), was pretty much on time so we could make our connection.

My advice to all flyers who have connections is to plan for 3 hour delay. This will continue to happen as the airport only has one runway and shares it with International flights.

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