Tashi Air Pvt. Ltd, trading as Bhutan Airlines,
is Bhutan’s first private airline. Its head office is in Thimphu.
Bhutan Airlines first started its commercial flight
operation on 10th October, 2013 with Airbus 320 on lease. Now they started
their fleet with a new Airbus 319 with 122 seating capacity.
Currently Bhutan Airlines operate daily flight into Bangkok
via Kolkata (India) and return. It also operate daily flight to Kathmandu (Nepal)
except on Fridays. Proposal are underway to start flight to Delhi from
Fares for the Bhutan Airlines are similar with Drukair and sometime it may be likely more towards lower side.
are three domestic airports:
Bumthang (Central Bhutan)
Yongphula (Eastern Bhutan)
Gelephu (south Bhutan)
For domestic service, the ATR would only be able to take a maximum of 22 passengers due to the short runway on both Bumthang and Yongphula airport.