Resting deep in the cradle of the Himalayas is a magical kingdom with beautiful scenery and fantastic history. It’s not a fairy tale but a wonderful visual delight waiting for you to come and visit. The peaks of the mountains are high and steep, but you don’t have to climb over them. You can fly through the air on the wings of a Drukair flight to reach this beautiful Shangri-La.
The Royal Bhutan Airlines (Drukair) is the national carrier of the Royal Government of Bhutan, operating to nine cities in six countries. Since 2006, Drukair operates three Airbus A319 and one ATR 42-500 as of September 2013. Drukair operates daily flights to Bangkok and regular flights to Delhi, Kolkata, Kathmandu, Dhaka, Bogdogra and Gaya. In 2012, Drukair added Singapore route while Mumbai route has been postponed to 2014.
Drukair’s IATA Code is KB.
Drukair routes include the following destinations
Travel Tips when flying with Druk Air
Due to the geographical location and operating challenges out of Paro airport in Bhutan, flights are severely dependent on weather conditions. Schedule timings are subject to change without prior notice. Travelers are therefore, requested to check with Drukair offices or its agent for the latest information. Drukair reserves the rights without assigning any reason to cancel, reschedule, or overfly or delay the commencement or deviate from the route of the journey.
How to book your Drukair flight?
Choose your point of entries and drop us an email at [email protected] with your preferred point of entry. We will be able to advise you on availability and lowest fare available. Our quoted price would include any applicable seasonal discount of up to 25%. Additionally, we will be able to reserve your tickets for up to 30 days.
How far in advance should you book Drukair ticket?
We would recommend booking your tickets as soon as you are considering your travel to Bhutan. We will be able to reserve your tickets for up to 30 days or more if you traveling much later while you plan your itinerary in Bhutan. While tickets are generally available with the additional of third A319, most travelers will be traveling on strategic dates such as long weekend, public holiday, school holiday and festival period in Bhutan. For such peak season, we would recommend planning half a year in advance. If you have much flexibility like traveling on weekday, it would be fine to plan your trip 1 or 2 months advance. We have handled travel booking with just 1 or 2 weeks’ notice but such travelers usually have time and flexibility on their side.