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Druk air the national airline has a new airbus in its fleet. The new airbus is the latest of its kind and can life about 1800 kgs more than its earlier kind still in operation in the country.

Airports in Bhutan has always been a challenge for big aircrafts as high mountains and weather conditions make it difficult for landing and take off. Pilots in Bhutan depend on total visibility for take off and landings in Bhutan. Bhutan doesn’t have night landing facilities.

The short runway with high mountains surrounding the valley makes difficult for big aircrafts to land in Bhutan. The biggest aircraft  so far is the airbus A319 to land in Bhutan.

The arrival of new airbus and the various cities Druk Air has plans to fly will boost tourism in the country. Limited flights and few hotels are a major hinderance to the growth of tourism in the country.

March 17, 2015

New airbus in Bhutan.

Druk air the national airline has a new airbus in its fleet. The new airbus is the latest of its kind and can life about 1800 kgs more than its […]
March 13, 2015

Bhutan wins world cup qualifying match.

For the first time Bhutan has made a history by winning the world cup qualifying match against Sri Lanka yesterday. Bhutan beat Sri lanka 1:0 in their home ground. The […]
March 12, 2015

The story of the Mule’s Egg

Pema Dorji has a story, of mule’s egg in Trashiyangtse. There is total silence in the room. The mule’s egg came to the museum in Paro in 1928. How it […]
March 12, 2015

Kumbu – The sacred cremation ground

The kumbu cremation ground in Gangtey, Wangdue is considered one of the most sacred cremation grounds in the country. Locals say that, here, it is not necessary to clean the […]