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Kathmandu airport to be open for 21 hours daily from January 1

Kathmandu, Dec. 17 -- Renovation of the taxiway of Tribhuvan International Airport has been completed, and the airport will resume 21 hours of operation daily from January 1, the airport authority sai... Read More


Climbing Everest will now require a full medical history, insurance and a certificate

Kathmandu, Dec. 15 -- All climbers seeking a permit to climb Mount Everest will now need to disclose their full medical history, according to a set of new rules drafted by the Tourism Department. In ... Read More


Draft Civil Aviation Bill submitted to the Cabinet

Kathmandu, Dec. 14 -- A decade-old initiative to break up Nepal's civil aviation body into two entities is alive once again, as officials make a fresh bid to get Nepal removed from the EU Air Safety L... Read More


European Commission maintains ban on Nepali airlines

Kathmandu, Dec. 12 -- The European Commission maintained its ban on Nepali airlines for not meeting international safety standards. They remain on the updated EU Air Safety List which means they are s... Read More


Nepal moves up in Human Development Index but still lags behind in South Asia

Kathmandu, Dec. 11 -- Despite global progress in tackling poverty, hunger and disease, a 'new generation of inequalities' indicates that many societies are not working as they should and Nepal is not ... Read More


Nepal moves up in Human Development Index but is still ranked second-to-last in South Asia

Kathmandu, Dec. 11 -- Despite global progress in tackling poverty, hunger and disease, a 'new generation of inequalities' indicates that many societies are not working as they should and Nepal is not ... Read More


High cost of jet fuel in Kathmandu airport is keeping foreign airlines away

Kathmandu, Dec. 8 -- The high cost of aviation fuel at Kathmandu airport is affecting Nepal's tourism industry, a government committee has reported. An eight-member panel headed by former government ... Read More


High cost of jet fuels in Kathmandu airport is keeping foreign airlines away

Kathmandu, Dec. 8 -- The high cost of aviation fuel at Kathmandu airport is affecting Nepal's tourism industry, a government committee has reported. An eight-member panel headed by former government ... Read More


Plans to put Chinese planes back in the air jinxed by lack of spares

Kathmandu, Dec. 6 -- Nepal Airlines has planned to put all four of its Chinese-made planes back in the air by February, but that is unlikely to happen for lack of spare parts. Previously, it had been ... Read More


Nepal Airlines eyes Tokyo after Osaka debacle

Kathmandu, Dec. 4 -- Nepal Airlines will be switching to Narita International Airport in Tokyo in a bid to keep its Japan service alive after a disastrous launch to Osaka's Kansai International Airpor... Read More