KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) signed the Record of Discussion (R/D) for a new Technical Cooperation Project to Improve Air Navigation Services for Enhancing Flight Handling Capacity at Tribhuvan International Airport on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Five cleaning staff members of the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have been arrested for their involvement in the smuggling of gold. The cleaning staff were found involved in smuggling the precious yellow metal worth around Rs 20 million from TIA on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Regular flights to and from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have been affected since early morning due to bad weather.

KATHMANDU, April 29: The cleaning staff members of the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have been found to be allegedly involved in gold smuggling.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) would be brought into operation round the clock from May 29.

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

KATHMANDU, April 8: Domestic flights at Tribhuvan International Airport have been affected for the past four days due to bad weather conditions, according to the airport office. However, international flights have been operating smoothly.

KATHMANDU, April 24: A shipment of medical equipment arrives. A jet aircraft of Shree Airlines carrying a shipment of essential medical items from Singapore landed at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, April 5: A total of 780 foreigners have been repatriated in four different chartered flights from Kathmandu on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 25: The Tribhuvan International Airport Civil Aviation Office (TIA CAO) has asked all its staffers to remain alert and prepared to operate flights at any time if needed.

“The precaution which we had taken during flight and transit was baseless at TIA.  When the government has banned the gatherings of more than 25 people in public places to contain spread of coronavirus, why the bus that operates inside airport was crowded,”

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, Mar 4: Himalaya Airlines, the private international airline of Nepal, has added an A319-115 aircraft to its fleet on Monday.

Deadly lapse at TIA

February 5, 2020 10:26 am

It has been as we feared. The authorities delegated to conduct screening of passengers entering Nepal at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) failed to screen the passengers coming to Nepal from China on Monday.  The passengers on board the Himalaya Airlines flight, which landed at TIA on Monday, were not screened. It has been learnt that there were no health officials present at the health desk set up there.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The rehabilitation of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)'s runway has been completed 128 days ahead of the stipulated deadline.

Xi receives a warm welcome

October 13, 2019 07:38 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Chinese President Xi Jinping was given a warm welcome by the government and the people as he arrived in Kathmandu on Saturday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Nepal is likely to affect air movement in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) as the domestic and international flights will be halted for two hours on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, OCT 4: Rajkumar Chhetri, general manager of Tribhuvan International Airport, has been recalled to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation for allegedly disclosing sensitive information about Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming Nepal visit.

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.

KATHMANDU, July 13: After an aircraft of Yeti Airlines skidded off the runway while landing at domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) at 11:05 am Friday, the only international airport of the country, and the domestic terminal within the TIA, remained closed for all international and domestic flights throughout the day.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Country's sole international airport will be closed for 30 minutes this afternoon for a rehearsal of the airport emergency plan.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Domestic flights taking place from the Tribhuvan International Airport were suspended today due to adverse weather. Some inbound airplanes of international flight were also asked to hold, TIA office has stated.

No time for NOTAM

April 20, 2019 01:05 am

Irrespective of the suffering caused by the cancellation of RA’s flight (RA231) to Dubai (DWC) due to night time runway closure after 10 PM, it was good that Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) was strictly followed. Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is currently passing through a phase of ten hours airport closure that is to last until the end of June. By then, the whole of runway surface will have been scrapped out and done anew.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Police have arrested five members of the same family with a huge amount of foreign currencies from the Tribhuvan International Airport, on Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 5: As per international air safety protocol, the Nepal Airlines Dubai-bound flight of April 3 had the responsibility to deplane all of its 257 passengers after it cancelled its flight citing notice to airmen (NOTAM).

KATHMANDU, April 1: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) will remain closed for 10 hours every day for runway rehabilitation from Monday night.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Trekking entrepreneurs have said that the decision to close runway of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) from 10 pm to 8 am from April 1 will affect Nepal’s adventure tourism business.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: International passenger movement at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has increased by 12 percent in 2018, compared to the previous year.

Foggy weather disrupts flights at TIA

January 27, 2019 11:07 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Take off and landing at the only international airport of the country has been affected due to bad weather this morning.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Eleven months after 33.5 kg gold 'disappeared' mysteriously from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), officials involved in the investigation of the scam have said that the gold bars confiscated in equal quantity in India last week could be the same one.

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KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) halted both international and domestic flights for more than two hours on Monday morning to clear air traffic for President Bidhya Devi Bhandari’s flight to Qatar.

Simrik Air adds two new choppers

October 23, 2018 09:32 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Simrik Air has added two new Airbus AS 350 B3e helicopters to its fleet. While the first, with call sign 9N AKD, landed at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on last Friday, the second has been scheduled to arrive Nepal by February 2019.

Can we minimize flight delays?

October 7, 2018 10:19 am

Delayed flights are serious issues. Despite the ever-expanding aviation industry, flight delays still prevail. According to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), domestic and international passenger traffic has increased from 1.97 million in 2000, to 5.27 million in 2016.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari on Tuesday said that both Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) will be fully ready to welcome visitors for Visit Nepal Year 2020.

Vice President Pun returns home

September 24, 2018 12:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has returned home today after wrapping up a six-day official visit to China.