Hotel Soaltee Crowne Plaza has got permission from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) to open a lounge at the airport. The hotel that had laid-off staffs due to the loss inflicted by Covid 19 pandemic on January 7 announced vacancy for staffers to work at its lounge at TIA. The hotel will open its lounge in the area where Thai Airways had been operating its restaurant and lounge inside the international terminal of TIA. Soaltee has signed a three year agreement with TIA to operate the TIA lounge.
The government has allowed national and international flights to operate from and to TIA since September. With this decision, passenger movement at the TIA has increased however the numbers of flights are still limited.