KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has started operating direct passenger flights to Osaka in Japan. The Airbus A330-200 airliner took off in the wee hours of Thursday from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.

LONDON, August 9: A passenger fell ill on a flight to Britain from France on Friday and public health authorities collected contact details from all 107 passengers on board so they are traceable, Flybe said.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has lessened airfare for Kathmandu-Osaka-Kathmandu flights as part of its promotional activity, from Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepal and China have decided to increase the number of flights between the two countries to 98 per week, from the existing 70 flights.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Low visibility due to bad weather caused cancellations of many domestic flights to and from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has opened bookings for Kathmandu-Osaka-Kathmandu flights.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The Himalayan Airlines, one of the private carriers in the country, is going to start its Kathmandu-Dhaka flight from tomorrow.

ISLAMABAD, July 16: Pakistan’s airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighboring India earlier this year.

SOLUKHUMBHU, June 18: Passengers have been stranded for no flight operations at Tenzing Hilari Airport Lukla for the past four day

OKHALDHUNGA, May 31: Regular air flight from Kathmandu-Rumjatar-Biratnagar would come into operation every Friday from today.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepal and Cambodia have agreed to ensure early implementation of the Air Service Agreement (ASA) to facilitate exchange of business and tourism between the two countries.

NAC flying to Osaka from July 4

May 9, 2019 07:59 am

KATHMANDU, May 9: After 12 years of hiatus, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is resuming its direct flights to Osaka of Japan. The flights of the Nepali national flag carrier will start from July 4.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Responding to Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Baskota's remarks about missing his flight, Buddha Air has said that it could not have waited for the minister any longer as this could have meant aborting the flight and inconveniencing the 68 passengers already on board.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Runway rehabilitation has begun at the country's only international airport, Tribhuvan International Airport, in a full-fledged manner. Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) – the regulatory body of aviation sector – has put in place up-gradation of the runway since last Monday evening.

Changes to Boeing’s 737 MAX flight-control software prevent the system from activating in case of erroneous data from angle-of-attack (AOA) sensors and give pilots complete nose-down stabiliser command.

BIRATNAGAR, March 18: Minister for Social Development of the State-1 Jeevan Ghimire has said direct air service from Biratnagar to Dhaka was essential to attract Bangladeshi tourists to the region.

Pooja and Aakash in London

February 8, 2019 16:15 pm

Actors Aakash Shrestha and Pooja Sharma took a flight to London last Friday night.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has received Air Operator's Certificate from the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to conduct flights to Japan.

BHOJPUR, Dec 21: Nepal Airlines Corporation’s Bhojpur-Biratnagar flight service has been disrupted for over two weeks due to poor weather conditions in Terai.

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

KATHMANDU, July 25: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health, Upendra Yadav threw tantrums at the Tribhuvan International Airport yesterday. Yadav showcased his stature of being a minister and threw tantrums to board a flight without a passport, thereby delaying the takeoff by 45 minutes.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Nepali industrialists hope that direct air link between western Nepali town Nepalgunj and Indian capital New Delhi would be a game changer for the economic development of Province 5.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Qatar Airways has started non-stop flight between Doha and Málaga of Spain from June 13. Issuing a statement on Thursday, Qatar Airways said that the first to Málaga touched down on 13 June at Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport where it was welcomed by a celebratory water cannon salute.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Shree Airlines has started scheduled flight to Rajbiraj from Kathmandu from Sunday. The airline used its CRJ 200 series aircraft having 9N AMA call sign for the flight, according to a statement issued by the airline on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Buddha Air has applied at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, seeking permission to operate Nepalgunj-New Delhi flight.

ILAM, June 5: A test flight was successfully conducted at the newly-built Phalgunanda Sukilumba Airport in Ilam district on Monday.

ILAM, Jun 4: Locals knew no bounds of happiness when they saw an aircraft landing at Falgunanda Sukilumba Airport in the district headquarters of Ilam.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The announcement of Buddha Air to operate scheduled flights between Nepalgunj and New Delhi is expected to benefit the country's tourism industry.

Locals elated to see plane at the airfield after a decade

Four years on from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines FlightMH370, much is still unknown about what caused the aircraft to seemingly vanish over the South China Sea.

PORT WENTWORTH, May 3: A crew of nine Puerto Ricans were flying an Air National Guard C-130 into retirement in Arizona when it crashed onto a highway in Georgia on Wednesday, and authorities said there are no survivors.

SURKHET, April 4: An aircraft of Buddha Airlines has conducted successful Surkhet-Kathmandu test flight today. Surkhet is the capital of Karnali province.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Limited aircraft refuelers at Tribhuwan International Airport is one of the reasons behind flight delays at the only international airport in the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Qatar Airways has decided to launch direct flights from Doha to Canberra in Australia.

US seabed exploration company Ocean Infinity is resuming the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, almost four years after the plane mysteriously disappeared over the Indian Ocean.

The real culprits of flight delays

January 10, 2018 17:27 pm

Every airliner, whether it is domestic or international has faced flight delays. These delays do not occur intentionally. An airport needs to run smoothly and efficiently so that they can handle all the passengers and cargo in a scheduled manner.

NEW YORK, Jan 8: Flooding from a water main break forced the temporary suspension of some flights at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday, adding to the misery of travelers after a winter storm canceled or delayed hundreds of flights in recent days.

Dang-Kathmandu flight service to resume

December 29, 2017 09:56 am

DANG, Dec 29: The resumption of flight service– which was the heated elections agenda here – is likely to be materialized soon.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: It was an unusual wait at the Prime Minister’s Office, Baluwatar on June 16, 2006. The then prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala was anticipating two rebel leaders. Following the second people’s revolution, a peace accord was in the offing. The then CPN-Maoist leaders, Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Dr. Baburam Bhattarai were on their way to Kathmandu to discuss the peace accord. Twenty five years after living underground, it was Dahal’s first time at Baluwatar. For Bhattarai, it was his second.

KOHALPUR, Oct 9: A woman has delivered a child during a flight while she was heading to Nepalgunj from Talcha Airport of Mugu in a flight of Nepal Airlines on Monday.

JUMLA, Sept 9: Blacktopping has been almost completed at the runway of Juphal Airport, in the western mountainous district of Jumla.

CHITWAN, Sept 5: Here is good news for tourism entrepreneurs in Chitwan and Pokhara as both touristic towns in separate districts are connecting via direct air route soon.

Qatar Airways adds Doha-Kathmandu flight

September 2, 2017 08:20 am

Qatar Airways adds Doha-Kathmandu flight

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Himalaya Airlines has announced daily direct flight service to Dammam, in Saudi Arabia.

KATHMANDU, August 18: Himalaya Airlines has announced daily direct flight service to Dammam, in Saudi Arabia.

DHANGADHI, Aug 12: The duration of air travel from Dhangadhi to Kathmandu, the longest among the domestic routes, has come down to 48 minutes, thanks to the new jet aircraft of Shree Airlines that started flights in this sector on Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 4: Upcoming domestic carrier Shree Airlines operated its first proving flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Dublin welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight from Doha on Wednesday, inaugurating the new daily service that connects Dublin to the world, the Doha-based carrier said in a statement.

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., May 16: Smoke in the cockpit forced an American Eagle flight to return to an airport on New York's Long Island.

KATHMANDU, April 22: A coffee shop and a first-floor restaurant at the departure hall of  Tribhuwan International Airport domestic terminal  have no price menus. The two establishments charge  passengers exorbitant prices for food and drinks while they awaiting their flights.