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Sita Air is a commuter airline that operates scheduled flights within Nepal, The airline operates out of its main base at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), in Kathmandu, Nepal. The airline received its air operators certificate in the year 2000 and was established in October 2000, but was unable to operate until February 2003 because of the political unrest in Nepal. The airline was made to only make cargo flights from 2014 until 2016. Overall, the airline has a fleet of 4 turboprop aircraft ranging all ranging from Cessnas that can in total carry 76 passengers at one time.

Sita Air currently operates 10 regularly scheduled and 3 seasonal flights within Nepal.

Are you looking to fly within Nepal? Sita Air operates scheduled and seasonal passenger flights within Nepal.

If you're looking to fly within Nepal, our guide to domestic flights within Nepal offers lots of helpful information, including an airline guide and FAQs.

Baggage Policy

Sita Air has different baggage policies for carry-on and checked baggage.

Carry-on Baggage

The airline's baggage allowance includes all bags, carry-ons, laptop bags, purses and other items. All baggage must be weighed.

Checked Baggage

Sita Air passengers are permitted to take 18kg of baggage per person and not exceed 127 linear centimetres (length + width + height). Any additional baggage will be charged at the current excess baggage rate. The airline isn't permitted to take hazardous materials such as flammables, compressed gases, batteries and toxic substances. If you are not certain if the goods you will be taking may be denied loading.

Cabin Classes

The airline mostly operates small flights and there is only one cabin class that is provided on the aircraft and that is the standard Economy class. The airline gives you amenities such as the one free checked piece of baggage, snacks, drinks and the option of choosing your seat.


Seats are positioned in a 1 x 2 formation depending on the aircraft, ensuring that each passenger will sit by either a window, aisle or both.


Sita Air doesn't offer online check in so passengers must check in at the airport.

Online Check-in

Online check-in before your flight isn't required when travelling with Sita Air.

Airport Check-in

When passengers arrive at the terminal of the airport, they will hand in their boarding pass and the airline will take care of their luggage. It would take a few minutes for you to get checked in. The airline emphasis that passengers are advised to arrive 2 hours before their scheduled departure time. The airline crew from their will be ready to help in the check-in and boarding process.

Frequent Flyer Programme

Sita Air does not currently offer a frequent flyer program.

Check back in the future for more updates regarding this.

Airline Alliance

The airline is not currently part of an airline alliance program.

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Destinations that Sita Air flies to

As of August 2021, the airline has 10 scheduled flights as well as 3 seasonal flights within Nepal. Popular destinations include Bajura, Chandannath, Tribhuvan, Pokhara, Talcha, and many others.

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Hub Airport

Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)

Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is a public airport in Kathmandu, Bagmati Pradesh, Nepal. The airport serves over 7.3 million passengers a year. The airport is located 6 km east of the city center. It's the only international airport in Neal serving 40 destinations in 17 countries.

The nearly 40 airlines that fly to and from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) include Sita Air, Buddha AirHimalaya Airlines, Nepal AirlinesShree AirlinesTara AirYeti AirlinesSummit Air, and many others

Sita Air's secondary hub airports are Pokhara Airport and Nepalgunj Airport.

Pokhara Airport serves 3 different airlines, including Sita Air, Summit Air and Tara Air.

Nepalgunj Airport serves 9 different airlines, this includes Buddha Air, Shree Airlines, Guna Airlines and others.


As of August 2021, the airline operates a fleet of 5 aircraft:

  • 4 x Dornier 228 (19 passengers per aircraft)

Frequently asked questions

Who owns Sita Air?

Sita Air is owned by Mr Narayan Mundhara (Chairman), Mr Rajendra Bahadur Singh (Managing Director) and Ghanashyam Raj Acharya (Senior General Manager & Accountable Manager).

Where is Sita Air's hub airport?

Sita Air has its hub at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), and it also has 2 secondary hubs