SEOUL, Aug 5: Some airlines have cancelled flights to Taipei and rerouted others using nearby airspace that has been closed to civilian traffic during Chinese military exercises sparked by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan.

KATHMANDU, July 13: It has been revealed that the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has been constantly incurring losses as a result of the 'disobedience' of acting general manager, Dipuraj Jwarchan.  Between June 30 and July 4, the corporation suffered a loss of Rs 11.7 million.

DHANGADHI, June 26: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Prem Bahadur Ale has said that gone are the days when the people in Sudurpaschim had to go to the airport to board a plane after inquiring about the status of flights in Kathmandu.

BIRGUNJ, June 3: The number of daily flights to and from Simara Airport have been curtailed from June 7 to 27 citing maintenance at the airport site.

JAJARKOT, May 26: The air travel to Humla has been inconvenient to the general public due to distribution of ticket tickets based on access to power corridors. The public has to suffer  a lot to get flight tickets and these tickets are also becoming extremely costly.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) will conduct three weekly flights in the Kathmandu-Narita, Japan sector starting May 1. The flights have been scheduled for every Sunday, Tuesday and Friday. The airline is currently operating two flights a week in the Kathmandu-Narita sector.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Jazeera Airways is set to operate flights three days a week at the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) from May 16. The airport has officially come into operation starting Thursday.

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 31: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Prem Bahadur Ale has said that there will be two flights to Delhi every day.

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 11: The national flag-carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), has reconnected Chainpur of Bajhang, Sanphe of Achham and Dipayal of Doti through its service.

DHANUSHA, Feb 17: Jankpur and Pokhara are being connected with air flights soon. Both Janakpur and Pokhara are popular tourist destinations in the country.

SIMKOT, Feb 8: The flights to and from the Simkot Airport have been conducted after five days. The flights were possible after removing the snow piled up at the airport.

MANGALBARE, Jan 17: The Sukilumba airport is coming into operation soon. Ilam Municipality and Tara Air Pvt Ltd have inked a deal to run the air services at the airport.

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, 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, July 10: The government has decided to resume international flights. As per the Cabinet decision, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has set the new flight schedule that adds new international flights to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN). Now the total 53 international flights will take place in a week, said CAAN’s Spokesperson Raj Kumar Chhetri.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The Airlines Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN), an umbrella organization of airline operators, has demanded the government to increase the number of flights to make passenger movement easier and cheaper.

KATHMANDU, April 7: All domestic air services have been affected due to dust and smoke in the skies across the country, including in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: The Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has barred people other than passengers from entering the airport premises.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Himalaya Airlines started scheduled flights to Chongqing – a provincial-level municipality in southwest China – on Thursday.

TIA flights affected

January 4, 2020 09:07 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The Tribhuvan Internation Airport (TIA) remained partly-affected due to bad weather on Friday. Both domestic and international flights were either diverted or cancelled because of low visibility caused by fog.

Paragliding flights have been successfully tested at Panchakot of Baglung municipality-6, a tourist destination.

LONDON, Sept 9: British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding nearly all its flights and disrupting the plans of thousands travelers in unprecedented industrial action over a pay dispute.

HONG KONG, August 12:  Hong Kong’s Airport Authority has canceled all flights not yet checked in by Monday afternoon

BEIJING, Aug 6:  Air China (601111.SS) will suspend its flights on the Beijing-Hawaii route from Aug. 27 after a review of its network, China’s flagship carrier said on Tuesday, as travel demand remains weak amid an escalating U.S.-China trade war.

KATHMANDU, July 26: China has agreed to designate eight new destinations in China for flights operated by Nepali airlines.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Himalaya Airlines on Thursday said that it would start direct flights to Dhaka of Bangladesh from July 22.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Flights to and from the Tribhuvan International Airport were affected due to adverse weather conditions today. International flights were affected since this afternoon due to bad weather, general manager of the TIA Raj Kumar Chettri said.

TORONTO, March 18: A fire at Toronto Pearson International Airport has caused officials to cancel all U.S.-bound flights from Terminal 1.

ISLAMABAD, March 1: Four Pakistani airports will begin partial operations on Friday with a full resumption of commercial flights on Monday, following their suspension after military tensions with India erupted earlier this week, the Civil Aviation Authority said.

DOLPA, Jan 26: The Juphal Airport in mountainous Dolpa district which was closed following the heavy snowfall has resumed three days after the disruption.

NAC preparing to fly to Osaka from Feb

January 12, 2019 07:49 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has completed preparations to operate commercial flights to Osaka International Airport in Japan. As per the corporation’s business plan for the two new wide body Airbus A330-200 airplanes, flights to Osaka will start from February, said Madan Kharel, executive director of the NAC.

Qatar Airways unveils seasonal routes

November 21, 2018 09:37 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Qatar Airways has announced the return of its recently-launched seasonal routes to Antalya, Bodrum, Mykonos and Málaga, with more flights and upgraded aircraft on two routes from May 2019, according to a statement issued by the Doha-based carrier.

BANKE, Nov 15: The morning flights to and from Ranjha Airport, Nepalgunj could not take place today due to poor visibility following the fog in the region.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari has urged Chinese Culture Minister Luo Shugang to allow national flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation to fly to China.

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.

POKHARA, Oct 4: With the beginning of the tourist season in the country, Yeti Airlines, a private airline company, has started flights in the Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu sector. Yeti has deployed its new ATR 72-500 aircraft for the sector.

Surkhet-Jumla flights come into operation

September 12, 2018 17:38 pm

JUMLA, Sept 12: Surkhet-Jumla flight has come into operation for the first time after Surkhet was chosen as the capital of Karnali Province. Tourism Minister Nanda Singh Budha inaugurated the flight by taking a Surkhet-Jumla flight conducted by Summit Air. The flights will be managed by Go Karnali Travels and Tour P. Ltd.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: International airlines companies have been adding to the numbers of their flights to Nepal one after another after the government announced to celebrate the year 2020 as the Visit Nepal Year.

Thai Lion begins Kathmandu flights

August 2, 2018 09:44 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Thai Lion Air, a Thailand-based carrier, has launched its scheduled flights on Bangkok-Kathmandu sector. According to a statement issued by the airline, it will fly three times a week to Kathmandu, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

UAE, July 7: National flag-carrying Nepal Airlines Corporations (NAC) is all set to conduct Kathmandu-Dubai flight on a daily basis.

DOLPA, July 3: Nepali Cine Artist Rajesh Hamal has been stranded in Dolpa district due to lack of flights since last six days.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Around 800 domestic and Indian tourists are stuck at Simikot Airport in Humla district as poor visibility due to heavy rainfall obstructed affected chopper flights. Most of the stranded passengers are heading to Kailash-Mansarovar region of Tibet -- a popular pilgrimage site for Hindus.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Privately-owned Buddha Air began scheduled commercial flights to Varanasi of India, from Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Qatar Airways has announced its flights to Mykonos of Greece. Issuing a statement on Monday, Nepal office of Qatar Airways said that the airline will provide seasonal direct service to the Greek island four times a week from Doha by an Airbus A320 until September 30 this year.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Private sector airline operator, Shree Airlines, is all set to begin its air service on the Kathmandu-Rajbiraj route from June 24. The 25-minute flight will cost minimum Rs 4,000 per person.