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Topic: International Services To Tibet
Username: Pzurita1
Posted 2005-10-25 19:04:49 and read 1425 times.

Besides Lhasa-KTM, are there any other international services into Tibet? I wonder how this has changed over time in order to establish the Chinese government openess to this subject.

There has never been a single flight between Lhasa and Bhutan despite sharing a border line of over 600km and commom cultural links. Bhutan and China do not hold diplomatic relations.

PZ

[Edited 2005-10-25 19:06:58]

Topic: RE: International Services To Tibet
Username: AirScoot
Posted 2005-10-25 19:12:18 and read 1412 times.

Best I've ever seen on this is the CA flight KTM-LXA (CA408). It looks like it's out of the schedule come the end of this week though.

Most of the sources I've gotten news from on Tibet have been decidedly slanted given that there's not much international press exposure on the subject except in relation to the whereabouts of the Dalai Lama. The area also has a reputation for being notoriously difficult to get to - the red tape to get the local visa being first and foremost - so I don't know that aside from a few hardcore international travellers on state authorized tours that there would be much call for it.

Topic: RE: International Services To Tibet
Username: Pzurita1
Posted 2005-10-27 00:12:14 and read 1302 times.

AirScoot,

Tibet seems a very hard place to visit. There are just a few who REALLY NEED to fly to LXA. However, I thought there were flights from other Central Asian cities such as ALA or FRU

Topic: RE: International Services To Tibet
Username: Soups
Posted 2005-10-27 00:37:38 and read 1283 times.

Kathmandu is the only destination outiside china to fly into tibet


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