Direct flights between Kathmandu and Chengdu have resumed after a two-year break caused by the Covid epidemic.

On Monday, the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu confirmed the return of direct flights between Kathmandu and Sichuan, the Chinese province’s capital.

Air China services this route. According to Nepal’s civil aviation authorities, the company will operate a flight once a week (every Sunday).

China appears to be one of Nepal’s most important tourism markets. However, Following the pandemic, the number of Chinese travellers to the United States has significantly decreased.