Nepalese Embassy And NTB Launch Bus Branding Campaign In London

London,July 18 : Embassy of Nepal in London jointly with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has launched bus branding Campaign in London. According to a press release issue by Embassy of Nepal London, around 50 Routemaster buses with Nepal Lifetime Experiences will be running through the major spots. The Campaign will be for 2 weeks. Nepalis ambassador to United Kingdom Dr. Durga Bahadur Subedi said that this campaign will promotes Nepalese tourism market in United Kingdom.

Pakistan reopens airspace after India standoff

Kathmandu,July 16 : The closure cost Indian airlines tens of millions of dollars, with companies forced to reroute flights. The state-owned carrier, Air India, suffered the worst losses. Pakistan shut its airspace in February after India carried out an air strike against what it described as a terrorist training camp at Balakot. The attack was in retaliation for a suicide bombing in Indian-administered Kashmir that killed more than 40 Indian soldiers. Flights via Pakistan were cancelled and other flights...

Major Highways obstructed Due To Floods And Landslides

Kathmandu, July 12 Major highways of the country have been obstructed since Thursday due to floods and landslides. The BP Highway has been blocked due to the deposition of landslide debris at Golanjor and Sunkoshi rural municipality of Sindhuli district, the District Police Office says. The Mid-Hill Highway also remains obstructed due to a landslide at Golanjor rural municipality. The District Traffic Police Office is coordinating with the chairman of the rural municipality regarding removing the landslide debris and...

NAC becomes top carrier for 2018

Kathmandu, July 12: The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has topped the list of the airlines carrying the most number of tourists into the country. According to Nepal Tourism Statistics 2018 released by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation today, NAC stands in the lead position among the five major airlines carrying more travelers to Nepal. The Airlines had come in the second position the previous year following Jet Airways of India. Jet Airways came...

Yeti Airlines Aircraft Skids Off Runway

Kathmandu,July 12 : Two people suffered injuries after an Yeti Airlines aircraft has met with an accident while landing at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). An ATR-72 aircraft coming from Nepalgunj skidded off the runway leaving two people injured, informed Pratap Babu Tiwari, spokesperson of the TIA. The other passengers were rescued safely, said he. The scheduled flights have been disrupted following the accident.

NTB Announces Visit Nepal 2020 Plans for Indian Tourists

Kathmandu,July 11 : The Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has come up with an ambitious plan to increase the inflow of Indian tourists to Nepal by 30 percent between 2019-20. As part of the plan, NTB launched Nepal’s Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign in India. The special tourism campaign is organized to draw 2 million visitors to Nepal, especially Indians. “The tourist flow from India by air mounted to 2,00,438 in 2018, registering a 25 percent growth over the number of...

Sajha Yatayat begins night services

 Kathmandu,July 09 : Sajha Yatayat, a cooperative public transport organization, has started night bus services. They are providing services till 9 pm at the first phase. The company has been providing night services since last Wednesday, Mahendra Raj Pandey, manager of Sajha Yatayat. According to Pande, Sajha Yatayat is launching night bus services along the routes – NAC-New Bus Park, Airport-Chabahil-New Bus Park and NAC-Kalimati-Kalanki. We are launching night bus services until 9 at the first phase. We will ...

Nepal Airlines to hire ‘international managers’

Kathmandu, July 8 Nepal’s national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation, is planning to employ some international managers in its bid to improve the internal management of the Corporation. The Corporation is frequently blamed for its ill management, citing it could not make profits despite the availability of resources. Therefore, the Corporation will sign a management contract with an international company and the international partner will lead some departments, according to its Executive Chairman Madan Kharel. The official further informs...

Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club Announces Great Summer Savings

Kathmandu,July 08 : Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club Announces Great Summer Savings with Qmiles. Qatar Airways’ award-winning Frequent Flyer programme, Privilege Club, is delighted to provide its valued members with an exclusive offer as part of its latest promotion. Privilege Club members can now enjoy exclusive savings of up to 30 per cent when using their Qmiles on select products at Qatar Duty Free (QDF), at two locations; Hamad International Airport (HIA) and at Oryx Galleria in Doha. Qatar Airways,...

Beijing’s New Airport Is Completed, Opens In September

Beijing,July 7 : Beijing’s second international airport has been completed — and it’s expected to become one of the world’s busiest. Designed to take the pressure off the overcrowded Beijing Capital International Airport, the new site south of the city will be able to handle 72 million passengers a year by 2025, and 100 million by 2040. Combined, the two airports will handle 170 million fliers annually by 2025, according to official estimates. “The new airport is a landmark...

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