BHAIRAHAWA, Jan 9: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale has said that a calibration flight will be conducted in Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) as soon as the weather sees improvement.

BUTWAL, Sept 5: Butwal Chambers of Commerce and Industry (BuCCI), Rupandehi, has demanded immediate test flights at Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA). Stating that the operation has been delayed due to the non-availability of calibration flight (test flight) at the airport, which is said to be 98 percent completed so far, the organization suggested that the AEROTHAI Company of Thailand should make arrangements to operate the airport as soon as possible.

KATHMANDU, May 30: While the pandemic continues to impact international airport projects under construction, the government is planning on bringing them into operation in the next fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Bhanubhakta Dhakal has directed the authorities concerned to complete the construction of the projects of national pride under the ministry within the stipulated time.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Physical construction of Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) project, which is believed to be a stepping stone to open the door of development and prosperity of western Nepal, has almost been completed. If technical manpower is available, all works are estimated to be complete within the next three months.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The state-owned Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has received the commercial ground handling permission for Gautam Buddha International Airport and Pokhara Regional International Airport.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) is unlikely to begin operation by March as the project is yet to install equipment necessary for the operation of the airport.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) in Bhairahawa is likely to be ready for trial flights by the first quarter of 2020.

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 7: If everything goes as planned, the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) is likely to operate from June 28 this year.

BUTWAL, Dec 9: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has stressed on the completion of Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) as soon as possible for the prosperity of Lumbini as well as for the development of tourism industry in the country.

RUPANDEHI, Nov 3: CPN Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal has stated that those construction entrepreneurs and project chiefs completing the projects of national pride and mega projects within the stipulated time will be rewarded.

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 31: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari has said the runway of Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) will get ready within six months.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari on Tuesday said that both Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) will be fully ready to welcome visitors for Visit Nepal Year 2020.