Bhattarai is a senior correspondent and is associated with Nagarik Nepali National Daily, a sister publication of Republica English National Daily since April, 2009. He reports and writes on aviation, travel, tourism and mountaineering issues.
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KATHMANDU, Sept 19: A senior captain of the state-owned Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), Ang Noori Sherpa, has been 'grounded' after he forcibly took his aircraft in the way of an international aircraft which was making its final approach at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has come under criticism after it decided to send Senior Captain Subarna Awale, who faces a criminal charge, for overseas aircraft training. Awale is currently undergoing trial for allegedly smuggling undeclared US currency from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).
KATHMANDU, Aug 2: State-owned Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is providing Rs 2.6 million a month in salary to a foreign pilot, who has also been given a position equivalent to deputy managing director.
KATHMANDU, July 26: Top officials of Nepal Airlines Corporation have colluded with each other to appoint Ang Nuri Sherpa to the post of senior captain (ninth level) despite Sherpa being ineligible for the job.
KATHMANDU, July 21: Russia-manufactured plane has landed at Tribhuvan International Airport for the first time in Nepal to take stock of the weather condition of the country. The place which can fly at the height of 70, 000 feet will remain in Kathmandu for a month.
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), the national flag carrier, is planning to launch flights between Nepal and South Korea after it recently received ‘take off and landing’ permission from a major South Korean airport.