KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The Ministry of Finance has suggested that it would be appropriate to form a high-level committee to study the future course of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) and the ongoing employees’ protests and submit suggestions to the government.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The Nepal Airlines Corporation has stated that the news of sending a flight for the rescue of Nepalis in Afghanistan is baseless.

KATHMANDU, July 21: A NAC’s aircraft is preparing to leave for China today to get more vaccines procured earlier by the government.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is sending its wide-body aircraft to China regularly from July 21 to bring Vero Cell vaccines.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has criticized the government’s move to convert Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) into a public limited company in a bid to privatize the national flag-carrier.

KATHMANDU, July 8: A Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) aircraft is leaving for China to bring COVID-19 vaccines today.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has signed an agreement with the Postal Services Department for the distribution of parcels and letters in the international arena.

KATHMANDU, May 31: A Nepal Airlines aircraft is flying to China today to bring COVID-19 vaccines provided by China on grant to Nepal. The chartered cargo flight to Beijing is scheduled to leave at 11:00 PM today (Monday).

KATHMANDU, May 19: The national flag-carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is to drop Indian nationals currently stuck in Nepal to Saudi Arabia.

KATHMANDU, May 14: A wide-body aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is flying to Beijing, China, to bring in oxygen cylinders again.

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

KATHMANDU, March 21: In order to sell its Boeing 757-200 aircraft, the national flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has sent a final agreement to the American company CSDS Aircraft Sales and Leasing Company. Stating that the sale process could not be taken forward earlier due to the long lockdown, the NAC said that the process would be completed soon.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has been incurring a monthly loss of more than Rs 10 million due to the Chinese aircrafts that remain grounded since July 30.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The French government has shown interest in providing technical support to facilitate the flights of Airbus aircraft with the national flag-carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The state-owned Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has received the commercial ground handling permission for Gautam Buddha International Airport and Pokhara Regional International Airport.

NAC projected to make profit from 2024

December 15, 2020 10:34 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is projected to start making profit only from 2024, according to its 10-year integrated business plan.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The state-owned Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is set to resume its daily flight service to India starting Thursday, December 17.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) and Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) have signed an agreement to ensure coordination for the promotion of tourism on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: The newly-appointed General Manager of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Dim Prasad Poudel has said that he will guarantee operational profit by adding more aircraft to the NAC fleet. Poudel assumed his office on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The government has appointed Dim Prakash Poudel 'Prakash' as General Manager of the state-owned Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Nepal Airlines Corporation Employees Union has alleged that the self-ground handling permit to Himalaya Airlines is a conspiracy to strip NAC off the job.

NAC to fly to 10 domestic destinations

September 21, 2020 10:29 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) will operate flights to 10 different domestic destinations in line with the government’s decision to resume domestic air service from Monday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has directed Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to immediately expedite the purchase plan of aircraft for domestic flights to provide services to the people living in mountain and remote areas. Minister Bhattarai made the directives to the state-owned airlines at a joint meeting with executive chairman and departmental heads of the NAC on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has said that financial constraints have forced the company to not renew contracts of more than 100 contract-based employees.

KATHMANDU, May 7: A Nepal Airlines charter flight is arriving in Kathmandu today, carrying medical supplies from Beijing.

NAC plane off to Australia

May 6, 2020 21:00 pm

KATHMANDU, May 6: A plane of the Nepal Airlines Corporation left here today carrying 289 Australian citizens for Australia.

KATHMANDU, May 2: The national flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has continued chartered and cargo flights to its international destinations during the nationwide lockdown.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Separate flights of wide-body A-330 of Nepal Airlines are taking place tonight for Narita of Japan and Guangzhou of China. The flights are not a commercial one but chartered and cargo, the officials said.

Kedar Adhikari assumes office at NAC

February 13, 2020 11:02 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Kedar Bahadur Adhikari, secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Aviation has assumed the office of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) as its executive chairman.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: The government is planning to send a Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) aircraft to Wuhan – the center of coronavirus outbreak – to evacuate Nepali students on February 15.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Madan Kharel, executive chairman of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), tendered his resignation on Sunday.

NAC to use VNY logo in all its aircraft

November 25, 2019 10:35 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has decided to use Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020 logo in all its aircraft as a move to promote Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is all set to operate flights to Guangzhou of China from the third week of December.

NAC operates chartered flight to Tokyo

September 26, 2019 08:10 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is operating first of its two chartered flights to Narita International Airport of Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: A committee formed by the government a month ago to bring reforms in Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has recommended the corporation to immediately add two Airbus 320 aircraft to fly to newly-identified destinations.

Way to revive NAC

September 11, 2019 02:00 am

By all means, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), the only and the oldest state-owned airlines company of the country, is in a sorry state.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is reducing flight frequency on Kathmandu-Osaka sector from Thursday, citing low passengers.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The Nepal Airlines Corporation has stated that it will operate flights to Osaka of Japan only for two days a week. The NAC began its direct flight to Osaka from August 29.

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.

KATHMANDU, August 7: Newly appointed minister of culture, tourism and civil aviation Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai has formed a five-member team to bring reforms in Nepal Airlines Corporation.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is planning to conduct a due diligence audit (DDA), for which it has called proposals from interested consultants.

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

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KATHMANDU, July 29: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has introduced a new airfare for Osaka in Japan for Rs 36,999 including VAT.

NAC becomes top carrier for 2018

July 11, 2019 20:20 pm

KATHMANDU, July 11: The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has topped the list of the airlines carrying the most number of tourists into the country.

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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.

In the exhibition, there are a total of 97 artworks on display that explore nature, culture, tradition, expression, religion and more. The exhibition showcases artworks of veteran artists including Shashi Bikram Shah, Batsa Gopal Vaidya, Krishna Manandhar, Madan Chitrakar, Shyam Lal Shrestha, Ashok Man Singh among others.

In the painting, there is a rhythm in the use of motifs and the color combination has a balance making it aesthetically appealing. Though having numerous things happening in the canvas, his skillful way to use positive and negative space has given a balance in the painting. This has led the viewers to get a clear picture of what the artist is trying to convey.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Nabin Kumar Ghimire, chief commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Sunday said that the anti-graft body is probing the high-profile corruption cases including the multi-billion rupee wide-body aircraft purchase scam.