When one has a dream to turn it into a reality, the number of obstacles and fear won’t get in his/her way. And having aimed for being a pilot since his childhood, Dharmendra Singh Thakuri balances being a pilot and an entrepreneur in the long run.

ISLAMABAD, Feb 28: The Indian pilot shot down and captured by Pakistani forces this week will be released on Friday, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said as efforts to cool a crisis between the two nuclear-armed neighbors continued.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: A high-level commission formed to investigate the March 2018 US-Bangla Airlines plane crash-landing has blamed the pilot for the fatal accident that killed 51 people including the pilot. Twenty passengers were injured in the crash.

KATHMANDU, June 25: In a controversial move, the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has asked the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to allow convicted senior captain Subarna Awale to resume working as pilot. Awale was earlier fined Rs 10 million by the Kathmandu District Court for misusing foreign currency.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The United Nations Capital Development Fund’s (UNCDF) MM4P programme and Tootle signed a grant and technical assistance agreement to pilot the innovation project ‘Doorstep Delivery of Financial Services (Roving Agents) and Driving Adoption of Electronic Payments through Delivery Service Use-Case’ in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Pilot Golfers NPGA Classic from today

February 7, 2018 12:31 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The sixth event of the Surya Nepal Golf Tour ‘Pilot Golfers NPGA Classic’ is all set to start from February 7 at the Royal Nepal Golf Club.

BEIRUT, Feb 4: Turkey said eight of its troops were killed Saturday in Ankara’s military operation against a Syrian Kurdish militia, the deadliest day in the two-week-old offensive in the enclave of Afrin, while in another part of Syria, al-Qaida-linked militants downed a Russian fighter jet, then shot and killed the pilot.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The government has permitted Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to send its senior pilot Captain Subarna Awale, who is being tried in the court on charge of foreign currency smuggling, for training in Singapore.

Pilot of Aviation Museum

November 14, 2017 10:22 am

Having graduated from Jawaharlal University and trained from National Defense Academy in Pune and Indian Military Academy, Bed Upreti is an experienced pilot as well as the CEO of Aircraft Museum, Sinamangal. His aviation journey began from a scholarship that he received while serving as a second lieutenant. He then completed the Pilots training from Indian Air Force. In 1992, Bed received the Commercial Pilot License from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), USA. He then flew for Nepal Army for 12 years and worked for Necon air for eight years until 2004. He further worked for Kingfisher Airlines from 2004 to 2012. An author of over a dozen books, including ‘Everest From The Air’, ‘360 Degree Everest From A Pilot’s Eye View’, Bed is currently an instructor and examiner pilot with Wings Abadi (Lion Air) in Indonesia.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: US Green Card holder Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) pilot Aang Noori Sherpa has resigned his post.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The board of directors of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has decided to sack foreign pilot Gabriele Ascenzo-Gabe concluding that his service is no longer needed in the corporation.

KATHMANDU, August 25: The government has directed the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) not to send Senior Captain Subarna Awale, who faces a criminal charge, for overseas aircraft training.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has come under criticism after it decided to send Senior Captain Subarna Awale, who faces a criminal charge, for overseas aircraft training. Awale is currently undergoing trial for allegedly smuggling undeclared US currency from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: State-owned Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is providing Rs 2.6 million a month in salary to a foreign pilot, who has also been given a position equivalent to deputy managing director.

NEPALGUNJ, May 30: Flight Commander Kailash Gurung of Nepal Army died in a cargo aircraft accident on Monday. The aircraft crashed near the Bajura-based Kolti airport while trying to land.

NEPALGUNJ, May 30: Flight commander Kailash Gurung of Nepal Army died in a cargo aircraft accident that crashed near Bajura-based Kolti airport while NA Colonel Gurung was trying to land it.

NA pilot caught with US $ 93,600

April 11, 2017 07:53 am

KATHMANDU, April 10: A pilot of the national flag carrier Nepal Airlines Cooperation (NAC) was arrested from Tribhuvan International Airport on Monday while trying to smuggle undeclared US $ 93,600 out of the country.  Senior captain of NAC Subarna Awale, 55, was arrested while he was on duty before he could fly an NAC plane to Dubai.

CLINTON, Md, April 5: The Air Force says a pilot is safe after an F-16 crashed in Maryland.

A Sunwing pilot was arrested Saturday after being found intoxicated in a plane he was about to maneuver out of Calgary airport in western Canada.

POKHARA, Nov 23: Russian pilot Alexandr Maximov, who had helped minimize considerable damages by timely alerting the locals about massive incoming flash flood in Seti River nearly four years ago, died in an unfortunate ultra-light aircraft crash in Pokhara on Wednesday morning. He was 62.

A British Airways pilot has been suspended after allegedly taking lewd photos of himself wearing stockings and apparently masturbating in the cockpit of the plane while flying.

Pilot Neupane honored posthumously

August 13, 2016 18:57 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: The late pilot Dinesh Neupane, who lost his life in his attempt to save passengers' lives by landing the aircraft he was steering safely, has been honored with the 'Narayan-Ishwori Neupane Samajsewa Ojaswi Award'.

NUWAKOT, Aug 8: A helicopter belonging to Fishtail Air crashed at Betini, Belkot VDC-8 of Nuwakot district on Monday, killing all seven on board, including the pilot and a new-born baby.