Here, is the easiest way to get in Bhutan. There are only two ways to Bhutan is via air and via road since Bhutan is a landlocked country.
Bhutan’s national carrier, Druk Air, and Bhutan Airlines both provide international flights into Bhutan’s international airport located in Paro.
“It’s only when you are flying about it that you realize how incredible the earth really is.” Said by Philippe Perrin.
You can fly through the air on the wings of a Drukair flight to explore this beautiful Shangri-La. Drukair Corporation Limited, operating as Drukair — Royal Bhutan Airlines, is the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bhutan, headquartered in the western dzongkhag of Paro.
The Royal Bhutan Airlines (Drukair), is the national carrier of the Royal Government of Bhutan, operating to nine cities in six countries.
|IATA KB||ICAO DRK||Callsign ROYAL BHUTAN|
|Air Founded||5 Apr 1981|
|Started Operations||11 Feb 1983|
|Base / Main Hub||Paro (PBH / VQPR)|
|Fleet Size||5 Aircraft|
|Druk Air – Royal Bhutan Airlines|
|Average Fleet Age 1||11.2 Years|
|ATR 42||2||10.4 Years||2|
|Airbus A319||3||1||16x-class,102 y-class||11.8 Years||4|
|Airbus A319-100||3||1||16x-class,102 y-class||11.8 Years||4|
|British Aerospace BAe 146/Avro RJ||3||3|
|British Aerospace 146-100||2||2|
|British Aerospace Avro RJ70||1||1|
Druk air operates with 3 Airbus 319 on different international sectors. Airbus 319 has seating capacity of 114 seats. With 20 seats for business class and 94 for economy.
Drukair operates daily flights to Bangkok and regular flights to Delhi, Kolkata, Kathmandu, Dhaka, and most recently in, Bagdogra and Gaya. In 2012, Drukair added Singapore route in 2012.
Here are three domestic airports:
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.