Drukair & Bhutan Airlines
Good News – From 04 APRIL 22 Bhutan’s borders have opened for fully vaccinated tourist travellers, however a 5 day mandatory quarantine is in place. Bhutan plans to open for quarantine free travel by September 2022.
Drukair (Royal Bhutan Airlines) & Bhutan Airlines are the national carriers of Bhutan, and the only airlines that service Bhutan. Operating from Paro to eight cities in five countries. Both airlines operate late model Airbus A319 jet aircraft & Drukair also operates one ATR 42 twin turbo-prop aircraft for shorter haul and domestic routes.
The Drukair & Bhutan Airlines are still operating on a very limited schedule due COVID-19 as mandatory quarantine of 5 days is still required. They will be expanding the number of services once quarantine free travel is possible, however it may take some time to get back to the pre-COVID flight frequency detailed below.
- Bangkok: twice daily.
- Delhi, Kathmandu & Kolkata: daily
- Dhaka, Bagdogra, Guwahati & Singapore: 2-3 services per week.
Paro/Bumthang/Paro – 2-5 services per week (seasonal).
Please enquire for the following information:
- The most up to date flight schedule & airfare advice.
- For for infant & child airfares.
- Students airfares applicable to full time students, 24 years and under who hold proof of full-time student status ID from School, College or University.
Both airlines flight timings & schedules change frequently but rest assured when you book with the Bhutan travel experts, Bhutan & Beyond we will manage your flights closely and keep you right up to date with any changes as they occur.
Drukair & Bhutan Airlines operate in an alpine environment with a small fleet and, although rare, delays can occur due to weather or other operational requirements. We strongly advise visitors to Bhutan to factor in at least an 4-5 hour transit time before connecting to or from a Paro flight.
All Drukair & Bhutan Airlines schedules and other information are subject to change without notice. No responsibility can be assumed for delay cancellation or unavailability of flight or missed connections. It is essential you have a longer than usual connection time to/from both these airlines. Occasionally a service is cancelled for operational reasons. In such an instance any additional costs must be borne by the traveller and claimed via their travel insurance.