Biman Bangladesh Airlines will resume its regular commercial flights on Dhaka-Kathmandu-Dhaka route on every Monday and Thursday from Feb 18 next.
The tickets can be purchased from Biman’s mobile apps, websites, travel agents, tour operators, Biman call centers and sales counters, a Biman Bangladesh Airlines press release said on Sunday (Jan 31).
The conditions, instructions and schedules regarding Covid-19 to this end are available on Biman’s website-(www.Biman-airlines.com), the release added.
Passengers should carry eight copies of Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) negative certificate for Covid-19 from any government approved laboratory with validity of 72 hours from sample collection to departure time.
Children aged 5 years and below, are exempted from Covid-19 PCR test.
Foreigners holding diplomatic or official passport or UN Laissez-Passer, foreign employees working in UN agencies and other international organizations in Nepal and their family members, non-residential Nepali (NRN’s) or foreign passport holders with Nepali origin (Birthplace as Nepal stated in the passport) including their family members are allowed to enter Nepal without any prior approval or recommendations.
The foreigners except the above mentioned, should obtain a tourist entry visa from the Nepali diplomatic missions abroad, else should have a pre-approval or recommendation letter from the concerned ministries for ensuring their on-arrival visa, the release said.