KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Two of the four aircraft for international flights of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) have been grounded due to technical problems. This has affected the journey of hundreds of passengers.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The government is increasingly entering into agreements with foreign airlines for international flights.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Tourism entrepreneurs of Pokhara and Bhairahawa have urged the government to immediately operate international flights from Pokhara Regional International Airport (PRIA) and Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA).

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Entrepreneurs have declared their intention to stage a protest, urging the resumption of regular international flights at the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) in Bhairahawa, Rupandehi.

POKHARA, Sep 8: The Pokhara Regional International Airport (PRIA) marked its eighth month of operations on September 1 since becoming officially operational on  January 1, 2023. Despite its international status, PRIA has been limited to domestic flights until now, with regular international flights yet to be confirmed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).

KATHMANDU, April 11: Industrialists and entrepreneurs have asked Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to make arrangements for the operation of the international flights from Pokhara airport.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: International flights of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) have been affected after one of its aircraft is grounded in Dubai.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: International flights have resumed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) after a brief interruption due to server problem.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: International flights have been affected due to disruption in the internet network at the Immigration Department of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). Hundreds of passengers were put in trouble on Monday when there was a problem with the internet at the immigration department of the airport.

POKHARA, Feb 17: Tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara have quizzed Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Sudan Kirati on various issues related to tourism, including the operation of international flights from the Pokhara Regional International Airport.

POKHARA, Jan 5: Pokhara's old airport earned Rs 115.9 million in the last fiscal year. This income is the highest due to the addition of flights after the decline in corona infection. But the flights from the old airport have been diverted to the new international airport from January 1.

Project PRIA: Pokhara’s Pride

January 2, 2023 07:40 am

With its inauguration by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday, the first day of the ‘English New Year’ 2023, the long-awaited Pokhara Regional International Airport (PRIA) has formally come into operation.

KASKI, Jan 1: The newly-built Pokhara Regional International Airport– the first project implemented in Nepal as a part of the China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) cooperation-- is being inaugurated on Sunday amid a special ceremony in Pokhara.

POKHARA, Dec 20: Buddha Air, a leading private sector airline company of Nepal, is all set to operate the first flight from Pokhara Regional International Airport on January 1, when the newly-upgraded airport will come into operation. Buddha Air has prepared its flight schedule for the first flight from Pokhara to Varanasi of India on the first day of the English New Year (January 1, 2023).

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has started groundwork to operate international flights from Bhairahawa-based Gautam Buddha International Airport.

KATHMANDU, May 26: The government has given a 100 percent waiver on various fares for a year to the companies that operate international flights at Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) in Bhairahawa.

BUTWAL, May 16: The Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) in Bhairahawa, Rupandehi has inaugurated commercial international flights from Monday. Jazeera Airways launched a direct Bhairahawa-Kuwait flight on Monday morning coinciding with the Buddha Jayanti.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), the national flag carrier, has prioritized the restoration of its international flight services suspended with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba directs all government officials concerned to take necessary precautions to help contain further spread of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has published a list ofinternational flights to be conducted in July, 2021.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has made it mandatory for those traveling to Nepal to quarantine themselves in a hotel for seven days.

KATHMANDU, June 22: The government has announced to resume both domestic and international flights that remained suspended since the government enforced prohibitory orders shortly after the outbreak of the second wave of COVID-19 in April.

KATHMANDU, June 2: Four airline companies have been allowed to operate regular flights to international destinations starting Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Amid rising numbers of coronavirus cases and alarmingly high number of deaths, Nepal has decided to extend the ongoing suspension of international flights to and from Kathmandu by another 17 days.

KATHMANDU, May 2: The government has decided to suspend both domestic and international flights in order to curb further spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Flights between Nepal and India, which were halted since March over the risk of COVID-19 pandemic, are set to resume from next week, according to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA).

BEIJING, Sept 3: Beijing’s main international airport on Thursday began again receiving international flights from a limited number of countries considered at low risk of coronavirus infection.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The government has decided to allow a maximum of 800 people to enter Nepal via air route from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation on Sunday said that all domestic and international flights will remain suspended until July 5.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has directed international airlines not to initiate bookings arbitrarily at a time when air services remain suspended due to COVID-19 in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, March 18: The number international flights to and from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) continue to decline with the issuance of fresh travel advisories from countries across the world. International flight cancellation rate has reached 60% in the country's sole international airport.

KATHMANDU, March 17: The fear overspread of COVID-19 has prompted drastic cuts in the international flights at the country's only international airport, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: The Airlines Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN) has requested passengers suffering from fever and common cold, among other symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), to stop flying.

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 25: Preparations for upgrading Nepalgunj Airport – one of the busiest airports in western Nepal – has begun.

NAC studying seven new destinations

November 7, 2019 10:01 am

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.

Bad weather affects flights at TIA

September 18, 2019 10:26 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: As the weather remained unfavorable in Kathmandu on Tuesday, three international and four domestic flights were kept on hold in the sky.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: The passengers using Tribhuvan International Airport's (TIA) domestic airport terminal to fly are now required to reach the airport at least one hour prior to their respective flights.

KATHMANDU, July 31: A total of Rs 10.25 billion has been collected from international flights passengers in the Aviation Development Fund (ADF) over the past five years.