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Gautam Buddha airport project extends deadline for ground services

Kathmandu, Feb. 1 -- The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has extended the deadline of bids seeking potential firms to operate ground handling services at the upcoming Gautam Buddha International Air... Read More


Six airports in southern plains can handle night flights

Kathmandu, Jan. 31 -- Six out of nine airports in the country's southern plains are now capable of handling night flights, with Bhadrapur Airport in the eastern region of Jhapa becoming the newest ent... Read More


Traveller assist under the scanner; action against fake rescue operators soon

Kathmandu, Jan. 30 -- The Tourism Ministry on Tuesday called an emergency meeting with key stakeholders to prevent the possible spread of multi-million dollar insurance scams involving bogus rescues a... Read More


Chopper firms deny involvement in rescue scam

Kathmandu, Jan. 29 -- Nepali helicopter companies on Monday issued a 'firm' denial of the allegations contained in a series of news stories published by national and international media outlets that t... Read More


Mental health history of airline pilots in the spotlight after fatal US-Bangla crash, report says

Kathmandu, Jan. 27 -- Nepali investigators have cast a spotlight on the history of mental health of pilots in the final report on the crash of the US-Bangla plane at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan Internationa... Read More


Local units okayed to issue helicopter rescue permits

Kathmandu, Jan. 25 -- The parliamentary International Relations Committee on Wednesday directed the government to make arrangements for the local administration to issue helicopter rescue permits in r... Read More


Tree cutting permit only after confirming investment: Panel

Kathmandu, Jan. 24 -- The parliamentary International Relations Committee has told the government to issue a forest clearance permit to the proposed airport project in Nijgadh only after making sure t... Read More


Nepal Airlines to auction last B757 after overhaul

Kathmandu, Jan. 23 -- Nepal Airlines Corporation will retire its last Boeing 757 after doing an engine overhaul, technically known as C-check, as this can significantly affect the aircraft's resale va... Read More


Nepal Airlines to auction last B757 after engine overhaul

Kathmandu, Jan. 23 -- Nepal Airlines Corporation will retire its last Boeing 757 after doing an engine overhaul, technically known as C-check, as this can significantly affect the aircraft's resale va... Read More


Nepal, India air route talks keep going round in circles

Kathmandu, Jan. 22 -- Nepal and India made little progress at the highly anticipated air route talks held in Mumbai, India last week. Nepal has been badgering the southern neighbour to grant air entry... Read More