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Baggage Policy

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Himalaya Airlines allow its passengers to bring limited baggage on board, free of charge. This depends on the route taken and the type of aircraft.

Equipaje de Mano

Passengers may carry one item of cabin luggage. Cabin luggage shouldn’t exceed 7kg / 15lbs. The overall dimension of the baggage should not exceed 55 x 35 x 25 cm or 21.7 x 13.8 x 9.9 inches.

Equipaje Facturado

All passengers are entitled to carry some baggage free of charge. But please note that baggage allowances vary, and are based on a number of factors including route, fare class, departure airport, arrival airport and flight length. Passengers are advised to check their ticket/booking to confirm the applicable free baggage allowance and excess baggage charges.

In most instances, the free checked baggage allowance will be as follows:

Premium: 40kg / 88lbs (25kg / 55lbs on the Kathmandu/Dhaka route)

Economy: 30kg / 66lbs (20kg / 44lbs on the Kathmandu/Dhaka route)

Cabin Classes

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The airline's cabin offers between 120-180 Economy Seats and 8 Premium seats. In both cabins, passengers can enjoy a bright, modern, and clean interior, with comfortable reclinable seats with soft LED lighting.

Clase Económica

Economy Facilities

In Economy Class, you can enjoy a choice of hot meals with complimentary hot and cold beverages. Food options will depend on the destination. Please note that no alcoholic beverages are served or permitted on any flights.

Economy Entertainment

You can also stay entertained onboard with Himalaya Airline's overhead screens featuring entertainment. There are 18 overhead screens throughout the Economy cabin.

There is also an in-flight magazine, called Danfe, to enjoy. All the major Nepali newspapers (both English & Nepali language) are available on board. 

What are Economy Seats Like?

Enjoy spacious seating with the ability to recline up to 3-inch. The seats are 17.5 inches (440 mm) wide with 30 inches (760 mm) seat pitch.

Economia Premium

Premium Economy Facilities

The airline's Premium Economy offering is an upgrade on Economy. A wide range of food and drinks are available onboard. Enjoy a hot meal, with an appetizer and soft bread roll. Food options will depend on the destination. Please note that no alcoholic beverages are served or permitted on any flights.

Premium Economy Entertainment

There are two overhead TV screens serving the 8 Premium Economy seats, offering non-stop entertainment, from the latest blockbusters to TV shows and documentaries.

There is also an in-flight magazine, called Danfe, to enjoy. All the major Nepali newspapers (both English & Nepali language) are available on board.

All seats are built-in with a USB port.

What are Premium Economy Seats Like?

Enjoy comfortable seating with the ability to recline up to 7 inches. The seats are 26.9 inches (680 mm) wide with 43 inches (1,100 mm) seat pitch. 


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Check-in for Himalaya Airlines can currently only be done at the airport.

Web Check-in

Online check-in is not currently available. It is advised that passengers arrive at their departing airport with plenty of time to spare.

Check-in en el aeropuerto

Check-in deadlines are different at every airport. The airline recommends that passengers inform themselves of check-in deadlines and ensure they have plenty of time.

Frequent Flyer Programme

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Himalaya Airlines does not offer a frequent flyer program.

Alianza de aerolíneas

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Himalaya Airlines is not a member of an Airline Alliance.

Special Services

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Himalaya Airlines offer a few special services onboard their aircraft.

Medical and Special Needs

The airline is dedicated to meeting the needs of its passengers, including passengers with reduced mobility, sensory impairments or any other physical challenges.

The airline asks that passengers requiring any special assistance inform the airline prior to travel, either at the time of booking or 48 hours before departure. When you make your booking through Alternative Airlines, you can make a note of any special requests which we will pass on to the airline, or you can contact our customer service team.

Flying With Pets

It is possible to transport your pet on a Himalaya Airlines flight, in the hold of the aircraft. It is important to inform the airline before flying - this can be done at the time of booking or by contacting our customer service team. Pets must be transported in suitable containers and will be subject to an additional charge.

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Destinations that Himalaya Airlines flies to

As of septiembre 2022, Himalaya airlines flies to the following international destinations from its hub in Kathmandu, Nepal:

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Frequently asked questions

Can I fly to Kathmandu with Himalaya Airlines?

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Yes, you can fly to Kathmandu with Himalaya Airlines. The airline's hub is at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu - this is where Himalaya Airlines operates all of its flights from to its international destinations.

How do I book Himalaya Airlines flights?

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You can easily book your Himalaya Airlines flights right here at Alternative Airlines - use our search form at the top of the page to search for flights to Kathmandu from select cities such as Dubai, Dhaka, Kunming and Kuala Lumpur, among others. You can also secure your booking with flexible payment methods such as Afterpay and Klarna, so you can book your flight today and pay later!

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