KATHMANDU, May 13: Three airline companies of Nepal are currently suspended by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) for non-compliance with the aviation safety standards.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is set to launch the eduroam service. For this, a memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal and Nepal Research and Education Network (NREN). With this agreement in place, individuals at the airport will now have access to the eduroam network.

KATHMANDU, April 4: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has taken a statement from Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN)’s Director General Pradeep Adhikari on the allegation of irregularities in the contract of Pokhara Regional International Airport (PRIA).

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the regulatory body of the country's aviation sector, has concluded that it would not be appropriate to build an airport in Dharan.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) is set to implement the Air Operation License Criteria (AOCR) with strict provisions to ensure safety of the aviation sector.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) made a profit of Rs 3.4915 billion in the last fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has proposed to change the design of Nijgadh Interchange of Expressway. According to the Nepal Army (NA), this has facilitated the construction of the interchange.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the government was determined to make Nepal's air safety systematic.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The employees of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) have initiated a protest against the government’s decision to entrust ground handling services at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) through open competition.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: A delegation of Lumbini provincial government has submitted a memorandum to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) demanding operation of regular international flights at the Bhairahawa-based Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA).

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has stripped Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) of its monopoly in ground handling services at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has designated paragliding zones at four additional locations in the country.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has formed a three-member committee to conduct the feasibility of airport construction in Dharan Sub-metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) today handed a cheque of Rs 10 million to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal as per its commitments for monetary assistance to the earthquake survivors in Jajarkot and Rukum West districts.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has suspended the operations of helicopters from two companies for violating the rule against flying in adverse weather conditions in the Lukla region.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has allocated a budget of Rs 36.67 billion for the fiscal year 2023/24.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has decided to impose a fine of Rs 10,000 on Rameshwar Thapa, president of the Airlines Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN).

SURKHET, Aug 10: Hima Buda, a health worker working at Pulu Health Post in Mugu Karmarong Rural Municipality, reached the Mugu Airport on Wednesday to visit Nepalgunj for treatment. Buda, who reached the airport in two days, is unsure about when she will reach Nepalgunj.

KATHMANDU, August 1: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has decided to restrict the operation of overtime flights from July to September  and tighten the rules related to flight safety to improve the air safety of the country.

KATHMANDU, July 23: The government has entrusted the management and operation of most of the services at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) for 30 years to controversial businessman Deepak Malhotra, who was recommended for action after being repeatedly linked to gold and foreign currency smuggling.

POKHARA, July 13: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the sole regulatory body of Nepal's aviation sector, has banned mountain flights conducted by helicopters for the entire monsoon season after frequent helicopter accidents.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Airfares of domestic flights have decreased following the reduction in the price of aviation fuel by Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC). According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the airfare has been reduced from a minimum of Rs 60 to a maximum of Rs 750 for domestic flights on the basis of the route. The revised airfare rates are effective from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 2: The Chevening Alumni Association Nepal (CAAN) has elected its new board during its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Lalitpur on Sunday.

POKHARA, June 21: After six months of official operation, a commercial aircraft from an international destination arrived at Pokhara Regional International Airport (PRIA) on Wednesday morning. The plane landed at the airport with passengers but departed empty to Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Balen Shah has been asked for an explanation by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has formed an internal investigation committee to investigate the truth of the problem seen on the aircraft belonging to Fly Dubai on Monday night. The aircraft encountered a problem with a momentary fire in one engine shortly after its take off from Tribhuvan International Airport.

The most important thing here is instead of returning to the airport of takeoff as per standard operating procedures, the flight continued its onward journey to Dubai. This decision by the airline has sparked a controversy, with contradicting claims between the airline and the CAAN, which has accused FlyDubai of spreading rumors about a bird-hit incident that did not occur.

KATHMANDU, April 25: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the regulator of the country’s aviation sector, has banned Fly Dubai’s managers from entering the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) “for spreading rumors of a bird-hit involving a FlyDubai aircraft that took off from TIA on Monday evening.

KATHMANDU,  April 6:  After the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) reduced the price of aviation fuel, the air service companies have also decreased their fares for flights.

KATHMANDU, April 2:  The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN)’s office based at the Tribhuvan International Airport has started taking strict measures to ensure safety of passengers’ baggage following increasing complaints of passengers regarding of baggage vandalism and theft incidents inside the airport.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Three cabin crew members of Himalaya Airlines, who allegedly made TikTok video during the flight, have been taken into action.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has grounded the crew members of a Twin Otter aircraft of the Nepal Airlines Corporation for violation of rules. According to CAAN, it has grounded seven people including three crew members, the corporation's marketing staff and a dispatcher.

KATHMANDU, March 10: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has directed the Shree Airlines to ground all its aircrafts until security checks of the engines is completed.

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KATHMANDU, March 5:  The conflict between pilots and flight attendants of the state-owned Nepal Airlines Corporation, which have been going on for at least seven months, has come to the surface. A notice issued by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has brought to the surface the dispute which had been lurking inside.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: l Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has instructed the airline companies to pay the dues before taking the summer schedule.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has introduced a new rule for landing aircraft for the safety of the aviation industry.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal(CAAN) is going to implement a new air flight system in view of the upcoming rainy season to make air flights safer.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Experts have pointed out that there has been an increase in air accidents in Nepal due to non-compliance with the principles specified by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The “Air Crash Investigation Commission” has started its work to investigate the Yeti Airlines plane crash that took place in Pokhara on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, the plane of Yeti Airlines, which crashed in Pokhara this morning, had received the permission to land.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The government has permitted the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to sign separate bilateral air service agreements with the US and Switzerland.

POKHARA, Nov 1: A paragliding pilot from Spain stayed at the office of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) in Pokhara for three hours a few days ago. The reason the foreigner spent three hours at the authority was to get permission for paragliding.

POKHARA, Oct 23: Paragliding flights across the country, which were halted after a paragliding athlete died in an accident during the ninth national games, have resumed from Sunday. After the accident, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) had suspended all kinds of paragliding flights across the country indefinitely.

KATHMANDU, OCT 16: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has asked the paragliding companies across the country to immediately stop the adventure sport for the time being, after a paragliding athlete died in the course of competing in the 9th National Games underway in Pokhara on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Flying kites around the Tribhuvan International Airport has been banned keeping in view aviation safety.

KATHMANDU, August 25: The government has planned to construct three advanced terminal buildings at three domestic airports. According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), Biratnagar, Nepalgunj, and Bharatpur airports have been chosen for the terminal building construction within the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, August 20: There has been an increase of Rs 5,000 in the fee for shooting movies inside the international airport in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Revenue generated by Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has increased by 16.67 percent in the previous fiscal year 2021/22. The CAAN has made an income of Rs 7.44 billion in the fiscal year along with a rise in airport fees.

KATHMANDU, August 1: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), which could not spend even half of the budget allocated for it in the last fiscal year, has announced a budget of Rs 41 billion for the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has said that the construction work on its behalf at the Pokhara Regional International Airport has almost been completed.