KATHMANDU, May 11: An aircraft of Shree Airlines flying from Kathmandu to Dhangadhi has made an emergency landing after encountering engine failure.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Domestic flights at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) were disrupted for an hour following the rumor of a suspicious object at the domestic terminal of the airport.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has expanded the existing domestic flight time to 18 hours a day so as to manage the growing air traffic at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, April 19: The Department of immigration has backed off from its decision asking tourists to bring cash to obtain on-arrival visas. It had put the provision that tourists coming to Nepal have to carry cash arguing that the electronic transaction was cumbersome.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has directed the subordinate bodies to resolve problems seen at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, April 17: A Summit Air aircraft that took off for Lukla Airport at around 12PM was forced to make a safe landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu after encountering technical issues with its engine.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The Immigration Office of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has requested the tourists to carry cash as the electronic transaction is cumbersome.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Police have started a 'passenger-friendly police response' program at the Tribhuvan International Airport.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Domestic and international flights - both take-offs and landings  -  from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have been affected again. According to the Civil Aviation Authority at TIA, flights to and from the airport have been affected due to low visibility since last Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Both domestic and international flights have been affected due to low visibility at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Police have arrested an Indian national who was trying to smuggle gold by hiding it inside his rectum at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

Labor desk at TIA removed

March 10, 2022 13:45 pm

KATHMANDU, March 10: The labor desk set up by the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security at the Tribhuvan International Airport has been removed.

Calibration flight at TIA conducted

March 4, 2022 15:09 pm

KATHMANDU, March 4: The mechanical test flight (calibration flight) for the runway test of the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has been completed.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The government has formed a committee to investigate an incident relating to access of a person without a passport and a visa to the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC)  aircraft as it was about to take off for Doha of Qatar from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Two foreign nationals have been arrested from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) for attempting to smuggle gold. They are Parasnath Shah from India and Mohammad Ullah from Bangladesh. They were apprehended on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Passengers boarding domestic flights at the Tribhuvan International Airport now have to show a ticket with full details to enter the departure lounge.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Domestic and international flights from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have been affected due to adverse weather on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Police have arrested three persons from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) along with 1.155 kilograms of gold and four mobile phones.

Migrant returnee arrested from TIA

January 28, 2022 17:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: A person who just returned from abroad was arrested from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Friday. Mukti Khanal, 39 of Rupa Rural Municipality-7 in Kaski district was arrested under the Electronic Transaction Act by the police, according to the Cyber Bureau.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Minister for Home Affairs Bal Krishna Khand has said that the country's pride will be promoted if the country’s international airport is well-managed.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Airports are considered to be safe places and air passengers travel around with their luggage on the trust of airport personnel. However, the security of the only international airport of Nepal, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), has come into question as money, goods, documents and other valuables have been disappearing from luggages from the airport itself.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: In the wake of increasing spread of coronavirus in the country, safety precautions have been increased at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). The visitors to the airports are scrutinized at the main entrance while the entry passes provided to those welcoming and seeing off the travelers are curtailed except for those deemed absolutely necessary.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Stating that COVID-19 cases have been increasing once again in Nepal and neighboring countries, the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Office has stated that the distribution of visitor passes has been halted for the time being.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale has directed the authorities concerned to expand the arrival lounge at the domestic terminal of the Tribhuvan International Airport.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The 5 million rupees that was recovered by the police at Tribhuwan International Airport on Saturday is said to belong to Deepak Pokharel, chairperson of Saurya Airlines. The bag containing the money had reached Kathmandu on Saturday in Saurya Airlines, Flight no SAU724 from Biratnagar at 1:55AM.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Prem Bahadur Ale, has warned of stern action against those involved in giving unnecessary hassles against migrant workers at the Tribhuvan International Airport(TIA).

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Police recovered Rs 5 million after a red ‘mail bag’ on which Bhadrapur is written from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Saturday, after Security Chief of TIA, Senior Superintendent of Police, Surendra Prasad Mainali received a tip-off for the same.

Update: Flights resume at TIA

December 31, 2021 12:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: International flights from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have resumed.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Due to a dense fog in Kathmandu, visibility has decreased. After the visibility dropped to 100 meters, flights could not be operated at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Friday.

Adverse weather affects flights at TIA

December 28, 2021 14:44 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Domestic and international flights from the Tribhuvan International Airport have been affected due to adverse weather on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: A shipment of Vero Cell vaccines from China failed to land in Kathmandu today due to bad weather. The plane was forced to turn around and head back to mainland China after it could not land at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) earlier on Monday.

Five Bangladeshis arrested from TIA

December 15, 2021 14:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Police arrested five Bangladeshi nationals from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu, on Tuesday in possession of 1.311 kilograms of a yellow metal ‘that looks like gold’.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The Department of Immigration (DoI) returned 76 passengers bound to the UAE at the recommendation of a Lalitpur-based cooperative. They were returned home from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Shuttle bus service has been brought into operation at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) from Wednesday.

Clarification sought from NTB CEO Regmi

November 9, 2021 08:33 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has summoned Nepal Tourism Board's CEO Dr Dhananjay Regmi and sought clarification on the incident that occurred at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on November 6.

Guragain is the new TIA General Manager

November 1, 2021 11:13 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Bhola Prasad Guragain has been appointed as the General Manager of Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: A Shree Airlines aircraft slipped off the runway at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on Tuesday morning.

Govt scraps mandatory quarantine provision to those receiving COVID-19 vaccines and testing negative for COVID-19

NEPALGUNJ, September 4: Police recovered over 4 kilograms of gold from Nepalgunj Airport on Friday. They have arrested two people in connection with the incident.

KATHMANDU, August 30: An aircraft belonging to the Sichuan Air from Chengdu attempting to land at the Tribhuvan International Airport had to remain in the air for an hour after overshooting.

KATHMANDU, August 13: Air Arabia, which has been flying from UAE to Kathmandu since Monday, has started carrying passengers from both destinations from Thursday. Due to the lack of rapid polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing facility at Nepal's airport, Air Arabia had been carrying passengers coming to Nepal from the UAE since Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 2: As many as 5,601 passengers took service on the first day of the resumption of domestic flights on Thursday.

IN PICS: Back in the air

July 1, 2021 14:44 pm

KATHMANDU, July 1: The Domestic Terminal of the Tribhuvan International Airport on Thursday wore a “new-normal” look as the domestic flights resumed after a hiatus of nearly two months.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The domestic flights at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have resumed from today.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Domestic and international flights to and from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) are operating normally despite unfavourable weather in Kathmandu. The Kathmandu Valley has witnessed incessant rain and foggy sky since early this morning.

KATHMANDU, June 2: As many as 12,400 people entered Nepal via the Tribhuvan International Airport in the month of May.

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, April 27: The government has restricted the use of the Tribhuvan International Airport as a transit to fly to other countries. The new rule will come into effect from Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, March 29: COVID-19 vaccines donated to Nepal by the Chinese government arrived at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Police on Friday night arrested an individual with illegal money from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).