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Nepal Airlines hiring international experts to address security concerns

  • 12th March, 2018

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: Nepal Airlines is hiring international experts to enhance security in its services. The Corporation is bringing in two international experts to address security concerns within the company, said its Managing Director, Sugat Ratna Kansakar.

The NAC is taking these steps alongside the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) which has also been working to make air travel safer. It aims to improve pilot proficiency, mental health, and airplane parts in detail and with modern methods. It will also bring operation consultant to brief its pilots, cabin crew, and air hostess. The Corporation has already issued tender for experts.

“Consultant companies with 30 years of experience in the aviation sector will be able to apply for the tender,” said Kansakar. NAC will be providing the experts 2 million rupees besides a monthly fee. Kansakar informed that the Corporation had also hired an expert eight months previously, for a period of six months.

“We have been competing with more than 26 foreign companies with billions of dollars in net worth,” said Kansakar, “much improvement is necessary if we are to compete with them.” The NAC is currently working for computerization and automatization of its processes.

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