POKHARA, Jan 5: Pokhara's old airport earned Rs 115.9 million in the last fiscal year. This income is the highest due to the addition of flights after the decline in corona infection. But the flights from the old airport have been diverted to the new international airport from January 1.
With its inauguration by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday, the first day of the ‘English New Year’ 2023, the long-awaited Pokhara Regional International Airport (PRIA) has formally come into operation.
KASKI, Jan 1: The newly-built Pokhara Regional International Airport– the first project implemented in Nepal as a part of the China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) cooperation-- is being inaugurated on Sunday amid a special ceremony in Pokhara.
POKHARA, Dec 20: Buddha Air, a leading private sector airline company of Nepal, is all set to operate the first flight from Pokhara Regional International Airport on January 1, when the newly-upgraded airport will come into operation. Buddha Air has prepared its flight schedule for the first flight from Pokhara to Varanasi of India on the first day of the English New Year (January 1, 2023).
KATHMANDU, May 26: The government has given a 100 percent waiver on various fares for a year to the companies that operate international flights at Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) in Bhairahawa.
BUTWAL, May 16: The Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) in Bhairahawa, Rupandehi has inaugurated commercial international flights from Monday. Jazeera Airways launched a direct Bhairahawa-Kuwait flight on Monday morning coinciding with the Buddha Jayanti.
KATHMANDU, March 17: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), the national flag carrier, has prioritized the restoration of its international flight services suspended with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
KATHMANDU, June 22: The government has announced to resume both domestic and international flights that remained suspended since the government enforced prohibitory orders shortly after the outbreak of the second wave of COVID-19 in April.
KATHMANDU, May 12: Amid rising numbers of coronavirus cases and alarmingly high number of deaths, Nepal has decided to extend the ongoing suspension of international flights to and from Kathmandu by another 17 days.
KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Flights between Nepal and India, which were halted since March over the risk of COVID-19 pandemic, are set to resume from next week, according to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA).
KATHMANDU, June 7: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has directed international airlines not to initiate bookings arbitrarily at a time when air services remain suspended due to COVID-19 in Nepal.
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, 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.