Bhutan Airlines (Tashi Air Pvt. Ltd) first began its commercial flight Paro – Bangkok on the 10th of October 2013 followed by daily scheduled flight to Kolkata on the 16th of December 2013. Today Bhutan Airline operates seven days a week flight from Bangkok to Paro via Kolkata, India and Return and 6 flights (Except on Friday) to Kathmandu and return.
Bhutan Airlines currently operate to FIVE destinations, Kolkata- India, Delhi- India, Bangkok- Thailand, Kathmandu- Nepal, and Paro- Bhutan and plans to expand their route to Paro-Dhaka- Bangladesh and Singapore in the future.
– 200 cigarettes on payment of import duty of 200 %
– Alcoholic beverages up to 1 litre
(Import by non-residents is only permitted if they either enter India for a stay of not less than 24 hours and not more than two months, provided they visit India not more than once a month.)
A person of 17 years and older is allowed:
– 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco
– One bottle (0.95 L) of alcoholic liquor
– 2 ounces of perfume and 1 litre of toilet water
– 100 cigarettes or an equivalent of other tobacco articles
– 1 quart of alcoholic liquor
– A reasonable quantity of perfume for personal use
Each passenger holding a passport of his/her own, irrespective of age is allowed:
– 200 cigarettes or 250 grams of tobacco or equal weight of cigars
– 1 litre of alcoholic liquor
Rules for taking Liquids, Aerosols and Gels through Suvarnabhumi Airport (Thailand):
If you wish you to take liquids, and gels which include items such as drinks, creams, perfumes, sprays, gels, toothpaste, lipstick, lip balm and similar substances. Items through the screening point as “carry on” make sure:
- Each item is 100 ml or less
- All items fit in a transparent, one litre bag (about 20 x 20 cm)
- The bag is sealed
- Only one bag per person is allowed
If the items weigh more than 100 ml, place them in your check-in baggage. Kindly adhere by the rules as items once seized are not returned.
CARRIAGE OF FIREARMS:
Carriage of firearms, ammunition, and other weapons on the passenger’s person is expressly prohibited. These should be handed over to Drukair before embarking for delivery at the destination.
According to security regulations, passengers are advised:
- Not to accept any baggage/packet from unknown persons.
- Not to leave baggage, unobserved at anytime especially within airport area. Unattended baggage may be removed by Airport/Security Staff as object of suspicion.
- To declare before check-in, if carrying any arms or explosive substance. Concealment is an offence under Aircraft Act & Rules.
- To carry only one hand baggage. Its sum of three dimensions (viz. length, breadth and height) should not exceed 100 cms.
- To remove battery cells/dry cells from radios, transistor sets, two-in-ones and other such electrical/electronic items and hand them over to the airline staff before security check or carry them in registered baggage.
All passengers and their baggage are subjected to security checks before boarding a flight. Transit passengers are therefore requested to remain on board at transit stations as, otherwise, they will be again subject to security checks.