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Nepal Airlines pilots say notice was served to demand pay hike, not to resign

Kathmandu, Jan. 25 -- On Thursday, 22 Nepal Airlines pilots submitted a memorandum to the management warning to quit en masse if their concerns regarding a pay raise were not addressed. But on Friday... Read More


Nepal Airlines permanent pilots warn of resigning en masse

Kathmandu, Jan. 24 -- Nepal Airlines Corporation is bracing for yet another turbulence, as its 25 permanent pilots have warned of quitting en masse if their concerns are not addressed. In a notice se... Read More


US firm makes down payment, confirming purchase of Boeing 757

Kathmandu, Jan. 24 -- A US-based company - CSDS Aircraft Sales and Leasing Inc - on Thursday, made a down payment and thereby confirming its purchase of the last remaining aircraft of Nepal Airlines f... Read More


Tourist arrivals slowed significantly in 2019, raising concerns for Visit Nepal 2020

Kathmandu, Jan. 24 -- Tourist arrivals to Nepal slowed in 2019 after three years of solid double-digit growth, raising concerns over the country's ability to meet Visit Nepal 2020's target of 2 millio... Read More


Appointment process for top job at Tourism Board hangs in the balance

Kathmandu, Jan. 22 -- The appointment process of the chief executive officer of the Nepal Tourism Board hangs in the balance with Baluwatar and the Tourism Ministry jockeying to get their man in the c... Read More


Nepal Airlines Executive Chairman Madan Kharel reigns

Nepal, Jan. 19 -- Nepal Airlines Corporation Executive Chairman, Madan Kharel resigned on Sunday in what is believed to be a result of his growing rift with the Tourism Minister, Yogesh Bhattarai. Ca... Read More


Appointment of CEO to tourism board postponed after "power play" among aspirants

Kathmandu, Jan. 19 -- A meeting of the board of directors of the Nepal Tourism Board scheduled for Sunday evening was abruptly cancelled due to a "power play", said sources familiar with developments.... Read More


Government moves ahead with Nijgadh airport project

Kathmandu, Jan. 18 -- Nepal's troubled $3.45 billion airport project in Nijgadh, Bara is moving ahead despite interim orders issued by the country's apex court to stop felling trees at the constructio... Read More


Airlines operators' members offloaded from civil aviation board

Kathmandu, Jan. 17 -- The government has decided to remove representatives of airlines operators from the board of directors of Nepal's civil aviation body to end the conflict of interest between the ... Read More


Autumn travel rush pulls Nepal Airlines back from the brink

Kathmandu, Jan. 16 -- The autumn travel rush has pulled Nepal Airlines back from the brink of bankruptcy as full-fare passengers filled its flights, allowing the teetering national flag carrier to rep... Read More