Jomsom-Korala road to be closed

Kathmandu,Nov 17 : The Jomsom-Korola road of Mustang under the Kaligandaki Corridor Road Project is to be closed for three days. The road is being shut for three days starting November 21 in order to expand the road section from Samar to Jho river. A decision to this end was taken by a meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief District Officer Bed Prasad Aryal. Explosives will be used to expand the road, and hence it is being closed...

NAC Profit In Making

Kathmandu,Nov 15 : With ever growing expenditure and unmanageable financial state, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is in a very dire state. At a time when there have been growing concerns over NAC’s performance, Executive Chairman of NAC Madan Kharel has announced a new strategy to streamline its financial expenditure. “We have already identified the sectors to cut the expenditure and make big progress to bring the financial expenditure right on the track,” said Executive Chairman Madan Kharel, addressing a...

Wildlife corridor to be constructed

Chitwan,Nov 13 : Wildlife corridor is to be constructed at several places along the Narayangadh- Butwal section of the East-West Highway in the course of expanding it. It is said bridge-like structure is to be constructed to facilitate the movement of wild animals. At least 15 such bridges will be constructed in Nawalpur area of East Nawalparasi under the Narayangadh- Butwal section of the highway, Sujan Adhikari, chief of the Road Expansion Project Eastern Sector, said. The bridges will...

Court Orders To Submit EIA Report Of Nijgadh International Airport

Kathmandu,Nov 13 : Division Bench of Supreme Court Presided by justice Ishwor Prasad Khatiwada and Bam Kumar Shrestha ordered the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Secretariat to submit Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report of Nijgadh International Airport and other decisions before the court. The bench issued order in a petition filed by senior advocate Prakash Mani Sharma and others. After the hearing the case pleaded by senior advocate Sharma and other lawyers, the court directed the government to table...

Chandragadhi Airport Shut Down From Today

Kathmandu,Nov 12 : Chandragadhi Airport Office of Civil Aviation Authority announces the complete shutdown of the airport for ten days. According to airport authorities, the airport will be shut down from today till November 26 to complete upgradation and expansion works. According to airport authorities, during the period the work of runway maintenance and other work will take place. Deshsanchar online reports that ten airlines has been offering daily flights from Kathmandu.

NAC To Expand Its International Flights

Kathmandu,Nov 10 : Executive Chairman of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Madan Kharel announced that NAC’s financial situation is getting better following announcing the austerity measures. Kharel said that Nepal Airlines has been making all out efforts to operate all its aircraft in full capacity. He said that NAC will expand domestic flights utilizing all its carrier including Y12, Twin otter and M 60. He said that the NAC has planned to cut the unnecessary price in fuel storage, operation...

NAC brings state-of-the-art breathalyser to monitor pilots

Kathmandu,Nov 08 : Nepal Airlines Corporation has brought a state-of-the-art machine that will check if the pilot is intoxicated. However, sources say that the machine will also say that the pilot is intoxicated even if he has Redbull. If the pilot fails the test he will not be allowed to fly.

Nepal’s Air Agreement With Finland and Russia

Kathmandu,Nov 07 : Nepal has signed an air agreement with European countries Finland and Russia. According to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, the agreement is being signed to operate flights directly from Nepal. “The preparations are underway to sign the agreement within two months,” said a ministry official. Nepal, which had signed an air agreement with Canada and Australia just a few months ago, is also preparing to sign an agreement with Finland. While the European Union...

Nepal Airlines researching on seven international destinations

Kathmandu, Nov 7: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is conducting market research on seven international destinations as it plans to spread wings further in the international market. The national flag carriers is studying destinations like Beijing and Shanghai of China, Dhaka of Bangladesh, Yangon of Myanmar, Hanoi of Vietnam, Phnom Penh of Cambodia, and Colombo of Sri Lanka on which it is conducting market studies.  Even though the officials of NAC had earlier said that direct flights to Guangzhou and...

NAC to buy ground tugs to move aeroplanes

Kathmandu,Nov 07 : Nepal Airline Corporation has said that it is purchasing a ground tug to move aeroplanes. The NAC says that the ground tug will arrive in Nepal by February 2020. The national flag carrier is purchasing the ground tug to tow aircraft which are stranded at the airport. In the past year, three aeroplanes have been stranded at the TIA due to technical issues. The use of the ground tug will also save aviation fuel, according to...

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