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Flight operational services for Bhutan
For smooth operations for your flight to Bhutan, you must ensure that all your flight support requirements are taken care of. Obtaining permits on time, efficient ground handling services, and effective trip-planning are factors that contributes to a successful and punctual flight.
Overflight Permit Bhutan
Documents required for overflight permit in Bhutan for AD-HOC, commercial, and private flights Complete flight details and aircraft documents, all pages of the license of the operating Crew, valid medical of crew, log book of Pilot in Command and GENDEC.
Lead time to obtain the overflight permit for Bhutan It depends on the purpose of flight.
Short notice overflight permit for Bhutan Can be arranged at an additional cost
Validity of overflight permit in Bhutan 72 hours
Landing Permit Bhutan
Documents required for landing permit in Bhutan for AD-HOC, commercial, and private flights Complete flight details and aircraft documents, all pages of the license of the operating Crew, valid medical of crew, log book of Pilot in Command and GENDEC.
Lead time to obtain the landing permit forBhutan It depends on the purpose of flight.
Short notice landing permit for Bhutan Can be arranged at an additional cost
Validity of landing permit in Bhutan 72 hours
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Additional information for overflight permit and landing permit for Bhutan:
  • Overflight and landing require prior permission. Take up to 10 days in hand for it to process.
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When planning for your trip to Bhutan, there are few factors you need to consider:
Flight Management and Trip planning for Bhutan
Weekend Official weekend in Bhutan is Saturday- Sunday.
Visa Requirements in Bhutan • Bhutanese visa might be very strict to get as they allow only certain number of tourists at a time
• Visa will be approved by Thimphu
• We suggest taking 2 weeks into planning for the processing of visa
Airport Slots Airports in Bhutan are not slot coordinated.
In-Flight Catering Service Inflight catering can be arranged from inflight caterers as well as reputed hotels and restaurants in the city.
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