KATHMANDU, Sept 30: The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), has promised to ensure that its ground handling service is further robust and effective making its standards at par the international level.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The Nepal Airlines Corporation’s widebody RA 433 aircraft bound to Narita, Japan from Kathmandu returned within half an hour after smoke was detected in the aircraft on Tuesday night.

KATHMANDU, August 7: Executive Chairman of Nepal Airlines Corporation, Yuvaraj Adhikari has returned to his office saying that he has not received the letter of suspension.

KATHMANDU, August 4: The national flag-carrier Nepal Airlines Corporations’ narrow body aircraft RA-320 was scheduled to fly to Mumbai, India on Wednesday. The crew members had already prepared for the flight as per the scheduled take-off at 1:10 PM.

KATHMANDU, August 3: The police have arrested a suspicious passenger boarding a Nepal Airlines Corporation’s (NAC) plane bound for Mumbai.

KATHMANDU, July 22: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has paid Rs 1.35 billion to Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) and Citizen Investment Trust (CIT), from which the corporation had taken in loan to purchase aircrafts for the national flag carrier. The amount was credited to EPF and CIT on July 14.

KATHMANDU, July 13: It has been revealed that the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has been constantly incurring losses as a result of the 'disobedience' of acting general manager, Dipuraj Jwarchan.  Between June 30 and July 4, the corporation suffered a loss of Rs 11.7 million.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an interlocutory order, asking the government to give continuity to Yubaraj Adhikari as Nepal Airlines Corporation’s (NAC) Executive Chairperson.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The national flag-carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) turned 65 today.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has announced plans to revise its 10-year (2021-2030) Integrated Business Plan.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Supreme Court on Sunday dismissed a writ petition filed against the outgoing Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale Magar. A single bench of Justice Anil Kumar Sinha dismissed the writ petition that demanded relieving  Minister Ale from the post.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The government has decided to suspend Executive Chairman of Nepal Airlines Corporation Ubaraj Adhikari. A cabinet meeting held on Monday made a decision to this effect.

KATHMANDU, June 7: General Manager of Nepal Airlines Corporation, Dim Prasad Poudel, has been relieved from his post.

KATHMANDU, April 28: A wide-body aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has successfully conducted an ‘operational performance test flight’ at the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) on Thursday evening.

KATHMANDU, April 28: The national flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) will be conducting an ‘operational performance test flight’ at the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) that serves as the country’s second international airport, today.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) will conduct three weekly flights in the Kathmandu-Narita, Japan sector starting May 1. The flights have been scheduled for every Sunday, Tuesday and Friday. The airline is currently operating two flights a week in the Kathmandu-Narita sector.

KATHMANDU, April 23: Nepal's national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), has started its regular flights to Saudi Arabia, for the first time. The airline’s wide body A330 aircraft made its inaugural flight to Riyadh on April 22.

KATHMANDU, April 15: For the first time, Nepal's national flag carrier will fly to Saudi Arabia on a regular basis from April 22.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Prem Bahadur Ale has said that there will be two flights to Delhi every day.

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.

KATHMANDU, March 11: The national flag-carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), has reconnected Chainpur of Bajhang, Sanphe of Achham and Dipayal of Doti through its service.

NAC allowed to fly to Saudi Arabia

March 7, 2022 11:04 am

KATHMANDU, March 7: The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) of Saudi Arabia has formally granted permission to Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to fly to different destinations of Saudi Arabia.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has conducted a successful test flight to Falgunanda Sukilumba Airport of Illam.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Preparations have been made to lease an engine to fly the narrow-body aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), which has been grounded at Doha Airport in Qatar since December 28.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale has said that homework is being done to purchase an aircraft.

NAC’s narrow body grounded in Qatar

December 31, 2021 11:23 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: A narrow body A320 aircraft (N-AKW) of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has been grounded. The aircraft was grounded at Doha Airport in Qatar due to problems in its engine.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale has directed the management of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to allocate at least 40 low-fare tickets to the Nepalis going abroad for foreign employment. So far, the NAC is offering 20 such seats to the migrant workers going abroad.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has added two flights to Dubai, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. With this, Nepal's national flag carrier will fly to the sector nine times a week.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has set airfares to operate air services in the hill districts of the far-west. The corporation has fixed the fare for air services after the road was blocked in the hill districts due to rains.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale has directed the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to immediately implement the e-ticketing system.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Former Chairperson of Nepal Airlines Corporation Ramagya Chaturvedi has been found dead.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The Ministry of Finance has suggested that it would be appropriate to form a high-level committee to study the future course of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) and the ongoing employees’ protests and submit suggestions to the government.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The Nepal Airlines Corporation has stated that the news of sending a flight for the rescue of Nepalis in Afghanistan is baseless.

KATHMANDU, July 21: A NAC’s aircraft is preparing to leave for China today to get more vaccines procured earlier by the government.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is sending its wide-body aircraft to China regularly from July 21 to bring Vero Cell vaccines.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has criticized the government’s move to convert Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) into a public limited company in a bid to privatize the national flag-carrier.

KATHMANDU, July 8: A Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) aircraft is leaving for China to bring COVID-19 vaccines today.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has signed an agreement with the Postal Services Department for the distribution of parcels and letters in the international arena.

KATHMANDU, May 31: A Nepal Airlines aircraft is flying to China today to bring COVID-19 vaccines provided by China on grant to Nepal. The chartered cargo flight to Beijing is scheduled to leave at 11:00 PM today (Monday).

KATHMANDU, May 19: The national flag-carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is to drop Indian nationals currently stuck in Nepal to Saudi Arabia.

KATHMANDU, May 14: A wide-body aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is flying to Beijing, China, to bring in oxygen cylinders again.

NAC bringing in 400 units of oxygen cylinders and 20 ventilators from China

KATHMANDU, March 21: In order to sell its Boeing 757-200 aircraft, the national flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has sent a final agreement to the American company CSDS Aircraft Sales and Leasing Company. Stating that the sale process could not be taken forward earlier due to the long lockdown, the NAC said that the process would be completed soon.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has been incurring a monthly loss of more than Rs 10 million due to the Chinese aircrafts that remain grounded since July 30.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The French government has shown interest in providing technical support to facilitate the flights of Airbus aircraft with the national flag-carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

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.

NAC projected to make profit from 2024

December 15, 2020 10:34 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is projected to start making profit only from 2024, according to its 10-year integrated business plan.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The state-owned Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is set to resume its daily flight service to India starting Thursday, December 17.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) and Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) have signed an agreement to ensure coordination for the promotion of tourism on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: The newly-appointed General Manager of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Dim Prasad Poudel has said that he will guarantee operational profit by adding more aircraft to the NAC fleet. Poudel assumed his office on Monday.