NAC begins flight to gateway of Mt.Everest with Chinese-made plane Y-12e

Kathmandu, Oct 09: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), the national flag carrier of the Himalayan country, conducted its first passenger flight with Chinese made Y-12e planes to Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla, a gateway to Mount Qomolangma in eastern region on Saturday, a senior official of the NAC said. After conducting test flights to different remote airports including in Lukla last week, the 17-seater Chinese-made planes were used to fly to Tenzing Hillary Airport which is located at an elevation of...

NAC lends planes without competition

Kathmandu,Oct 09:The country’s national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation, has been found lending its aeroplanes to private companies without competition, Nagarik reports in a snippet. Newly appointed Executive Chairman of Madan Kharel has lent the aircraft to travel agencies for chartered flights at a cheap rate, the report claims.

New bus service connects Kathmandu with Lumbini

Kathmandu, October 9 A tourist bus service connecting Kathmandu with Lumbini, one of the main tourist destinations of the country, has come into operation for the first time.Travel Nepal Bus Services Pvt Ltd will run the service on the route. The company already runs buses from Kathmandu to Pokhara.The Kathmandu-Sunauli-Lumbini bus service came into operation on Monday.Company Proprietor Prahlad Lohani informed that they three buses will run on the route. The buses have comfortable sofa seat, a rest room...

Pokhara- Muktinath direct bus service

Pokhara,Oct 09: In order to promote the Mustang district direct bus service has been started from Pokhara to Mustang.  Myagdi Korala Transportation Pvt. Ltd has launched a comfortable 27 seated bus from 4th October from Pokhara to Muktinath of Mustang to promote Mustang as religious place. The bus is well facilitated and consists of heater and cooler as well. According to the Manager of the bus, Naresh Rokaya, 30 million rupees has been invested to operate 5 buses and...

Manang becomes one of the popular visitor’s choice

Manag, Oct 08: With the arrival of Manang Tourism season, the number domestic and foreign tourists are also increasing in Manang. World’s famous Annapurna Trekking route is one of the major choices of the foreign tourists in this region. Not only foreign tourists, but now a day’s internal tourists are also attracted to travel in this trekking route. This reason is one of the most popular regions because it consists of world’s tallest place Tilicho Tal, Ice Lake, Mountains,...

Pokhara Airport gets busy

Pokhara, Oct 08: With the arrival of this festive season, the number of tourist in Pokhara Airport has increased. Currently, Pokhara Airport is being operated for 12 hrs a day. Chief of Pokhara Airport, Bhola Prashad Guragain said that the number of passengers have increased due to the arrival of Dashain. There are around 3,000 passengers at Pokhara Airport in a single day.  Pokhara Airport has been operating flights to Jomsom, Kathmandu, Bharatpur and Bhairahawa. The airport has been...

Yeti Airlines plane ‘collides with’ jackal in Nepalgunj

Kathmandu, October 8 A Yeti Airlines aircraft has ‘collided with’ a jackal at the Nepalgunj Airport on Sunday evening. The ATR-72 aircraft was landing at the Airport at around 7:15 pm yesterday when it hit the animal. Director at the Nepalgunj office of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, Prem Nath Thakur, says the incident, however, did not cause any harm. But, the jackal died on the spot. He informs that the animal was crossing the runway while the plane...

ICAO requests Nepal to finish the work of unbundling

Kathmandu, Oct 08: The representative of International Civil Aviation organization (ICAO) has requested Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal to finish the work of unbundling as soon as possible. Both regulatory body and service providers have equal role so they have urged to speed up the separation process. In the meeting organized during the ICAO’s visit to Nepal, Representative of ICAO has suggested Tourism Minister, Rabindra Adhikari to finish the work of unbundling as soon as possible. They said that...

Rumjatar airport is ready to resume after a closure of two years

Okhaldhunga , Oct 08 : Rumjatar Airport of Okhaldhunga is all prepared to resume its flights from coming Tuesday after a closure of two years. The sole airport in the eastern hilly district of province 1 will see operation of Kathmandu- Rumjatar flights (once a week) by the Nepal Airlines. State Assembly member Ambir Babu Gurung said the Okhaldhunga folks are committed to helping keep smooth operation of the airport in the days ahead. The NAC and some other...

Outer Ring Road: China company to prepare DPR in 3 months, complete project in 5 years

Kathmandu, September 7 The government is preparing to assign a Chinese company to prepare a detailed project report of proposed Outer Ring Road in Kathmandu Valley. The company will be told to prepare the DPR in next three months. Likewise, China Energy Engineering Corporation Limited is also likely to get the construction assignment with a deadline of five years. It has been learned that the company has expressed its interest to prepare the DPR, do mapping and generate the...

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