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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.