KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) will start flights to the hill districts of the far west from Sunday. The NAC will start the flights from Sunday as per the directive  of Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Prem Bahadur Ale.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has brought back the dead bodies of 18 Nepali nationals from Malaysia, a major labor destination for Nepali migrant workers.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Ground handling is one of the good sources of income for Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC). The state-owned company has been paying up to Rs 700 million in royalties to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and the government annually. But now the aviation mafia has set its greedy eyes on this income source of NAC, according to the NAC employees union.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: A Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) flight on Sunday is bringing home Nepalis who were left stranded in Dubai after their flight was cancelled at the eleventh hour.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has repatriated a total of 10,912 Nepalis from different countries as per the established guidelines of evacuation.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has directed NAC to not make the payment of commission to the agent involved in (Nepal Airlines Corporation) NAC's chartered flight to Australia.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) operated a chartered flight on Thursday to bring C from Guangzhou, China.

BHGOJPUR, March 9: The Bhojpur-Biratnagar flight has remained closed for the past six months, causing inconvenience to the people most in this hilly district.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The NAC Employees Union has showed dissatisfaction over the Nepal Airlines Corporation board's decision to approve the government's plan to sell its 25% stake.

BEIJING, Feb 16: The long wait for anxious Nepali citizens wishing to return home from China’s coronavirus-hit Hubei Province, the epicenter of the viral outbreak, is finally over with the arrival of a Nepal Airlines Corporation aircraft on Saturday evening for evacuation.

Kedar Adhikari assumes office at NAC

February 13, 2020 11:02 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Kedar Bahadur Adhikari, secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Aviation has assumed the office of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) as its executive chairman.

NAC flying to Narita from March 2

February 10, 2020 20:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), is to being a direct flight to Narita of Japan from coming March 2.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada has stated that the loan provided to Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) by the Citizen's Investment Trust (CIT) does not have any risk.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Madan Kharel, executive chairman of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), tendered his resignation on Sunday.

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.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is preparing to start non-stop flights to China and Japan in next two months.

“Be responsible or quit”

September 22, 2019 08:29 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai has asked concerned officials to be responsible toward the jobs they have been assigned to.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: A committee formed by the government a month ago to bring reforms in Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has recommended the corporation to immediately add two Airbus 320 aircraft to fly to newly-identified destinations.

Behind bars

September 13, 2019 10:02 am

At the central jail in Sundhara, Kathmandu, there are around 2,750 prisoners. Out of them, 150 work at the textile factory located within the premises. The ‘Kendriya Karagar Karkhana’ (Central Jail Factory) is where they work from 10 in the morning to four in the afternoon for a meager daily stipend. This is from where most fabric items like bed sheets, towels, tablecloths, handkerchiefs and the likes are supplied to various government institutions, hospitals, and the Nepal Airlines Corporation.

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Nepal Airlines set to fly to Osaka

August 21, 2019 07:36 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has completed preparations to operate its scheduled commercial flight on the Kathmandu-Osaka-Kathmandu route on August 29.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The government has formed a task force to study problems plaguing the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) and suggest measures to bring about improvements in the ailing national flag carrier.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Nepal Airlines Corporation has started operating trial flights to various districts with a purpose of promoting internal tourism.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government will not provide the state-run Nepal Airlines Corporation(NAC) with money even in an insignificant amount under the existing circumstance.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), is to operate flights destinations in China and Saudi Arabia along with Japan.

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KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Tourism entrepreneurs have said that investigation on the procurement of wide-body aircraft is damaging the image of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) in the international market.

DHANGADHI, Jan 14: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba denied his involvement in procurement of two wide-body jets by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament has formed a sub-committee to probe alleged irregularities in the procurement of two wide-body aircraft by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Demanding impartial investigation of the purchase of two wide-body airplanes, Naya Shakti Party Nepal (NSP-N) staged a protest in front of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Friday morning.

NAC officials dodge most PAC questions

November 26, 2018 10:23 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Officials of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) who were summoned at the parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Sunday for questioning over the purchase of two wide-body aircraft, faced a barrage of questions but shied away from answering most of them.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: After its newly purchased wide-body aircraft incurred losses within one and half months of operation, Nepal Airlines Corporation, the national flag carrier, has turned to the government for financial support.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Hotel Association Nepal (HAN) has underlined the need of direct flight connectivity between Nepal and major European and Asian hubs to bring more tourists to the country.

ACHHAM, Oct 15: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has started regular commercial flight to Sanfebagar airport of Achham, a hilly district of far-western region, from Sunday.

MUSIKOT, Oct 7: Salle airport in East Rukum has resumed flights today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Air passengers travelling to Lukla and Dang, now can fly with scheduled flights of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC). In the face of tourist season as well as the upcoming festival (Dashain, Tihar and Chhat Parva), NAC has announced to start the scheduled flights to Lukla and Dang before Dashain.

TAPLEJUNG, Oct. 5: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has resumed its flight to Taplejung from Kathmandu, ending the gap of around four months now.

NAC resumes flights from Bhojpur

October 4, 2018 15:17 pm

BHOJPUR, Oct 4: Nepal Airlines Corporation has resumed flights from and to Bhojpur airport after around two months of break.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The government has appointed Madan Kharel as the executive chairman of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC). Kharel, a former managing director of the NAC, returns to the helm of the national flag carrier after a gap of three years. He was inducted to the board of directors of the NAC two days back only.