KATHMANDU, Feb 26: A twin-otter aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has started the Jumla-Surkhet flight for the first time after 10 years.

KALIKOT, Feb 26: The Suntharali Airport in Kalikot commenced its operations after 38 years. Deputy Prime Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka inaugurated the airport by lighting a lamp on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has launched a scheme targeting students. The NAC has introduced a 25 percent discount on domestic flights for students up to 25 years of age.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) issued global tender bids again on Tuesday after it received no proposal for the five Chinese aircrafts put up for auction by the state-owned airline company for the second time. The NAC is struggling to sell these aircraft but has not been able to do so even at scrap value.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has been providing free air service to cancer patients.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Sudan Kirati has asked Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Executive Chairman Ubaraj Adhikari why the report of the committee formed for the reform of NAC has not been implemented.

Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has initiated the search for new loans with subsidized interest rates to acquire new aircraft and settle the debt of the currently operational fleet. In a public announcement, the national flag carrier requested a loan amount of Rs 135 billion from both domestic and foreign institutions.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The government is preparing to operate the national flag-carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) under management contract.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: A wide-body aircraft of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has resumed its regular operations following maintenance on Thursday.

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 30: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is gearing up to lease two Airbus narrow-body aircraft. The decision follows a comprehensive study conducted by a sub-committee, led by Kishore Pradhan, a member of the NAC, with a focus on introducing wet leases (aircraft rental with crew) to swiftly broaden flight operations.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) and Thai Airways have formalized a ground handling service agreement, signifying a new chapter in their collaboration. To bolster NAC's ground handling capabilities, Thai Airways has transferred ownership of 80 ground handling-related materials to NAC.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has issued a notice for the auction of five old aircraft. The airline is set to sell two MA-60 and three Y-12E aircraft. These Chinese aircraft have been grounded at the Tribhuvan International Airport for three years.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: A parliamentary committee is going to discuss with the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) about the detailed action plan to remove Nepal's air flights from the European Union (EU) blacklist.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) is set to conduct a detailed flight safety audit of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) following the discovery of serious issues on their flight safety.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The employees of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) have initiated a protest calling for the removal of Ubaraj Adhikari, the executive chief of the state-owned airlines. The protest unfolded as employees barred the executive chief from entering the office premises, citing concerns about the airline's precarious state.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has said that the acquisition of aircraft and the ongoing organizational restructuring are not mutually exclusive endeavors. Despite questions arising about the restructuring process, NAC, in its pursuit of acquiring aircraft for domestic flights, emphasizes that both aspects are integral to its operations.

NAC flight faces technical issue in Humla

November 13, 2023 12:06 pm

HUMLA, Nov 13: A technical issue has been seen in a Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) aircraft scheduled to fly from the Simkot Airport in Humla to Nepalgunj in Banke.

NAC calls for bid to buy three aircraft

October 22, 2023 12:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has released a bid invitation for the purchase of three new aircraft, as announced in a public notice.

In a welcome development, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has taken a significant step towards alleviating its financial woes by paying more than Rs 554 million to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and Citizen Investment Trust (CIT).

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) settled its loan amount of more than Rs 554 million on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Sudan Kiranti on Sunday said that up to 10 aircraft will be purchased for Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) in the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: A total of 254 Nepali nationals who were stranded in Israel due to the recent conflict have safely returned home. They arrived on Friday morning via a Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) wide-body aircraft.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: A total of 254 Nepali nationals rescued from Israel have been brought to Nepal early this morning. They were brought home on a wide-body aircraft of the Nepal Airlines Corporation. Government officials, including Minister for Foreign Affairs, NP Saud, had gone to Israel to pick them up.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: A plane of the national flag-carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), which went to rescue Nepali people in Israel, has landed in Israel.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: The government is going to send an aircraft of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to rescue the Nepali people in conflict-affected Israel.

In a bid to rejuvenate the financially beleaguered Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), the government has proposed the acquisition of three aircraft. This is a decision in the right direction to make the national flag carrier commercially viable and reliable flying partners to many in the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6:  The government has initiated preparations to acquire three aircraft for the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) in an effort to revitalize the financially struggling national flag-carrier.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), the national flag carrier, is gearing up to launch direct flights to three new international destinations - Sydney in Australia, Colombo in Sri Lanka, and Seoul in South Korea. Ubaraj Adhikari, the executive chairman of the NAC, announced that a comprehensive action plan has been formulated to initiate flights to these cities in the near future.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The authority concerned has been advised to introduce strategic partners along with issuing the initial public offerings (IPOs) to improve the financial health of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Reforms Recommendation Committee has suggested that more capital should be invested to make the national flag-carrier more competitive.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Travelers faced disruptions on Friday night as technical problems plagued two aircrafts operated by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) on Sunday transported its 9N-AKX aircraft to Israel for essential maintenance. This decision was prompted by the urgent need for repairs in view of the upcoming Dashain and Tihar festivals.

KATHMANDU, Sep 8: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has launched commercial flights on the Kathmandu-Dammam route. This development comes after previous unsuccessful attempts to operate flights to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

TAPLEJUNG, Sept 4: After about 2.5 months, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has resumed flights at the Suketar Airport in Taplejung.

KATHMANDU, Sep 1: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has announced its plans to conduct flights to Bangalore, India, with a layover in Kathmandu, departing from the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) in Bhairahawa.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has encountered operational setbacks as its international flight capacity has been reduced to three aircraft for the past two and a half months. The narrow-body 9N AKX aircraft of NAC has remained grounded since June 20 due to engine damage resulting from a bird collision.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) which started Bhairahawa-Delhi and Bhairahawa-Hong Kong flights via Kathmandu from today have taken off without any passengers on board.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has opened ticket booking for regular flights to Hong Kong and Delhi from Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) located in Bhairahawa, transiting Kathmandu from today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), is set to operate regular flights to Hong Kong and New Delhi, India from the Bhairahawa-based Gautam Buddha International Airport from August 29 onward.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: The scandal surrounding the acquisition of two wide-body aircraft by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) seven years ago has attracted the attention of the American government.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has paid off a substantial debt of almost four billion rupees, including interest and loans, within a single fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, July 18: The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), has paid back Rs 830.95 million to the Employees Provident Fund and Citizen Investment Trust.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Repairs of narrow body aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), which experienced brake unit issues, was successfully completed on Friday morning.

KATHMANDU, June 29: On Wednesday night, at 11:30PM, 140 passengers arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport for the Kathmandu-Dubai flight of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) under flight number 229.

KATHMANDU, June 24: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has taken the decision to ground two pilots employed by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

GULMI, June 13: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is going to start two flights a week from Resunga Airport in Gulmi. Previously, NAC only operated only one flight a week on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Sudan Kirati has said that there is a conspiracy to prevent the addition of new aircraft to the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) fleet. He said that it would be better to abolish the ministry if no new planes are purchased.

KATHMANDU, June 13: One year after Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) came into operation, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is set to start regular flights from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The employees of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) have strongly objected to the government’s decision to transfer an employee to Taplejung for turning back the passengers who arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport to board a plane after buying tickets.