KATHMANDU, Nov 3: In the aftermath of the fight between two pilots at Ramechhap's Manthali Airport, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has suspended the licenses of the involved Tara Airlines pilots, Captain Santosh Shah and Captain Sanjeev Shrestha.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: A fight erupted between two Tara Air pilots at Ramechhap Airport, raising concerns within the aviation community. The fight occurred at 8 AM on Friday when a TwinOtter aircraft operated by Tara Air landed at Ramechhap Airport from Lukla. The two pilots involved in the dispute were senior captain Santosh Shah and another captain from the same company, Sanjeev Shrestha.

ISTANBUL, Jan 2: Turkish police detained seven people including four pilots on Thursday in an investigation of how ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn touched down in Istanbul as he fled Japan en route to Lebanon, according to broadcaster NTV.

HONG KONG/BEIJING, August 14: Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong.

NAC hiring 28 foreign pilots

July 11, 2018 03:43 am

KATHMANDU, July 11: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has decided to recruit 28 foreign pilots, citing shortage of pilots to fly its aircraft.

Lack of pilots to fly new aircraft

February 14, 2018 02:31 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Though NAC now has four Harbin Y 12-e aircraft in its fleet, the national flag carrier has only one pilot two command the aircraft.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Anecdote 1- Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) fired Captain Ramesh Upadhyaya after he was found carrying a few wrist watches while landing at Tribhuvan International Airport four decades ago. He was accused of smuggling the watches.

Lufthansa said it was canceling more than a third of its flights on Wednesday due to a 24-hour strike by its pilots, the latest disruption to its operations to be caused by a long-running pay dispute.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA:  A Malaysia-bound AirAsia X plane which took off from Sydney ended up in Melbourne instead after the pilot entered the aircraft's wrong longitudinal position, safety officials revealed Wednesday.

POKHARA, July 13: Blue Sky Paragliding Ltd, one of the oldest paragliding operators in Pokhara, has four pilots. But the company is not allowed to operate more than four flights a day because of a new provision enforced by Nepal Air Sports Association (NAA).