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  • Airbus delivers the first A321neo Cabin Flex aircraft

    Kathmandu, July 23: Turkish Airlines has taken delivery of its first A321neo aircraft in Cabin Flex configuration. This version is the latest addition to the A320 family of aircraft. This delivery is the first aircraft of 92 units of Airbus narrow body aircraft ordered in 2013. The aircraft contains 20 seats in Business Class and 162 in Economy Class, 182 seats in total. 40 units of this order will be delivered in a configuration with a total of 190...

    Qatar Airways Brings FIFA World CupTM Excitement to the Skies with Bespoke FIFA-Branded Aircraft

    DOHA, Qatar 11 July: Qatar Airways, an Official Partner and the Official Airline of FIFA, has taken its celebration of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia to the skies with a specially-branded Boeing 777 aircraft painted in FIFA livery, ahead of the tournament’s Semi-Final and Final match. The bespoke aircraft, which features distinctive FIFA branding, was hand-painted in Ireland and flown to Doha, where a press conference was held at Hamad International Airport before the aircraft flew to Moscow...

    Nepal’s World Heritage Sites removed from UNESCO danger list

    Kathmandu,June 29: After being included on the danger list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, seven such sites of Kathmandu Valley have finally been free from the danger of losing the status, a four column story reports in Nepal Samacharpatra. Following the damages caused by the 2015 earthquake, and owing to the government’s negligence in their conservation, the United Nations cultural agency had kept the sites of Nepal on the danger list and continued it for three years. Now, the list...

    Turkish Airlines, ZTO Express and PAL Air Ltd. sigh for the global express transport business

    Kathmandu,June 12:The media briefing and signing ceremony of the joint venture between Turkish Airlines’ Turkish Cargo successfully representing Turkey all around the world, Chinese cargo giant ZTO and Hong Kong based PAL Air Ltd. took place today in Istanbul. The partnership regarded not only as a huge strategic step for Turkey prior to the opening of the Istanbul New Airport but a game changer for the global express transport business, was sealed and signed by Turkish Airlines Chairman of the...

    Etihad to launch Barcelona service in November

    Abu Dhabi,June 6: Etihad Airways announced the launch of a new service to Barcelona from November 21 this year as the travel demand to the Spanish city goes up from Abu Dhabi. In a statement on Sunday, Etihad Airways said the Abu Dhabi-Barcelona route will be initially operated five times a week before becoming a daily operation from March 31, 2019. Barcelona will be the second city to be connected by Etihad Airways in Spain after Madrid. “We are...

    Mr.Sun summits Mt. Everest twice

    Kathmandu,June 01:Mount Everest, a mountain peak that is closest to the sky, is sacred but dangerous, pure and mysterious. Summitting Everest has become a dream for almost all climbers.This hardest road on the planet leads to not only the sky, but fearless and  final destination of soul. Ten years ago, when mountain climbing accidentally crashed into the life of artist Sun Yiquan of Shenyang, China, a real and upward sensibility was integrated into his life, which opened up a new journey in his life. In 2013, it was the...

    International Sagarmatha (Mt Everest) Day observed

    Kathmandu, May 29 : The International Sagarmatha Day main celebrations committee awarded various people and organisations having contributions to the mountaineering sector amidst a programme here today. Nepal Mountaineering Instructor Association was awarded the ‘National Sagarmatha Prize’ carrying a purse of Rs 100,000 while the ‘Tenzing Hillary Award’ carrying a purse of Rs 500,000 each was presented to professional climber Kami Rita Sherpa who holds record for the most ascents to the world’s highest peak. The 48-year-old Sherpa guide...

    Piles of waste pose threat to Tilicho lake

    Kathmandu, May 28: Tilicho, a lake in Manang situated at the highest altitude in the world is the site of attraction of tourists from both home and abroad. The lake based in the Nisyang Rural Municipality-9 is situated on the Annapurna mountain range at an altitude of 4,919 meters above the sea-level. This natural water lake, an example of beauty and essence continues to welcome tourists in all seasons. The growing inflow of tourists started raising the environment issues here....

    16-year-old Shivangi Pathak becomes youngest woman to scale Mount Everest

    KATHMANDU: A 16-year-old girl from Haryana has registered her name as the youngest woman to scale the world highest peak.According to Seven Summit Treks, Pathak became India’s youngest woman to climb Mt Everest from Nepal side as she along with climbing guides – Dawa Sherpa, Nima Norbu Sherpa and Furba Dorchi Sherpa scaled the mountain. Born in Hisar of Haryana in north-western India, Shivangi Pathak climbed Mount Everest exploring a message that women could overcome every obstacle to achieve...

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