KATHMANDU, Sept 25: In the first eight months of 2023, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) witnessed a remarkable surge in the number of air passengers, with more than 5.46 million travelers utilizing its services.
KATHMANDU, Sept 13: It has been revealed that the gold brought into Nepal by the gold smugglers from Hong Kong through Tribhuvan Airport was melted secretly at two locations in Kathmandu. For this, 10 gold melting machines were used.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Nepali national cricket team has returned home today after participating in the Asia Cup. A number of cricket enthusiasts and officials of the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) welcomed the team at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) upon their arrival.
KATHMANDU, Aug 14: The Mint Division of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has started weighing the gold which is said to be around 100 kg and which was seized from outside the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) a few weeks back.
KATHMANDU, July 30: The Department of Customs (DoC) has been lenient to take action against the officials involved in the inspection of more than one quintal of gold smuggled through the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). According to sources, the report of the internal investigation committee made by the DoC is going to be liberal to the employees involved in the inspection.
KATHMANDU, July 26: In a fiery session at the House of Representatives (HoR) on Wednesday, ruling Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker Dr Sunil Sharma called for the immediate resignation of Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Narayan Kaji Shrestha and Finance Minister Dr Prakasharan Mahat. The demand came in light of the recent gold smuggling case at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Customs Office, where over one quintal of gold was seized.
KATHMANDU, July 25: It is suspected that the owner of IMS Group, Deepak Malhotra, who has access to the CCTV cameras of the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), helped to transfer smuggled gold from Hong Kong to the Indian border by taking a commission of Rs 200,000 per kg.
KATHMANDU, July 24: While many questions are being raised about airport security, it has been revealed that the closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) are operated by the IMS Group owned by controversial businessman Deepak Malhotra
KATHMANDU, July 23: The government has entrusted the management and operation of most of the services at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) for 30 years to controversial businessman Deepak Malhotra, who was recommended for action after being repeatedly linked to gold and foreign currency smuggling.
KATHMANDU, July 20: The Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI) seized around 100 kg of gold, which was smuggled from Hong Kong on Wednesday night. On Thursday, the DRI arrested six people on suspicion of their involvement in gold smuggling at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).
KATHMANDU, July 20: The Department of Customs (DoC) has formed an investigation committee after the seizure of a large amount of gold that was cleared by the customs office at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).
KATHMANDU, July 9: The immigration office at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has returned back 15 Nepali workers who were aspiring to go abroad for foreign employment. According to the Department of Immigration, 15 Nepali workers including 13 women and 2 men who were going to Jordan were stopped by the TIA immigration office on Sunday morning as they did not have any visas.
KATHMANDU, May 12: Nepal has witnessed an encouraging arrival of 326 thousand 527 foreign tourists in the first four months of 2023. The figure is 132.67 percent increment as compared to the same period in the previous year, 2022. A total of 140,336 foreign tourists visited the country during the same period in 2022.
The most important thing here is instead of returning to the airport of takeoff as per standard operating procedures, the flight continued its onward journey to Dubai. This decision by the airline has sparked a controversy, with contradicting claims between the airline and the CAAN, which has accused FlyDubai of spreading rumors about a bird-hit incident that did not occur.
KATHMANDU, April 18: After the approach and area control frequency of the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) was down earlier today, the airport management had halted all flights to and from the airport. However, flights to and from the airport have resumed now by reducing the frequency capacity.
KATHMANDU, April 18: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)’s approach and area control frequencies are down and the airport has come to a standstill. At present, no aircraft can take off or land at the airport.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: International flights have been affected due to disruption in the internet network at the Immigration Department of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). Hundreds of passengers were put in trouble on Monday when there was a problem with the internet at the immigration department of the airport.
KATHMANDU, Feb 10: General Manager of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Prem Nath Thakur has been suspended. According to the spokesperson of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rajendra Kumar KC, the audio material of Thakur's conversation with the representative of Thai Smile Airways for the purpose of taking illegal benefits has been received.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Telecommunication equipment worth about Rs 1.14 billion that were stopped by the customs office at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), were released after the office levied a revenue of about Rs 320 million.
KATHMANDU, Jan 28: International flights were halted at the Tribhuvan International Airport on Saturday afternoon due to a technical problem. Airport authorities said that the flights resumed after two hours.
KATHMANDU, Jan 11: As many as 61 domestic flights were canceled yesterday due to bad weather. Teknath Sitaula, spokesperson for the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), informed Republica that all flights have been canceled due to bad weather.
KATHMANDU, NOV 21: The equipment attached to a tanker used to refill planes caught fire at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu on Tuesday. The airport administration said that the fire was immediately brought under control.