Karnali state plans start its airlines company


30th Sep, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, Sep 30: Karnali state is planning to start its own fleet of airlines as Karnali airlines. Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, the province’s chief minister, said that the domestic and interstate flights will be operated from the airport. We have discussed the prospects with the Government and businessmen of China to buy two mid- sized aircrafts and we will do further processing after having agreement with federal government.

Chinese government is willing to invest in Karnali province. Before visiting China, Chief Minister had invited potential Chinese investors at Birendranagar, the province capital for investment opportunities. During the process, the investors had expressed their interest to upgrade and construct airport.

Karnali province has already decided to upgrade airport at Birendranagar and build a high altitude in Mugu. North West, a Chinese company has agreed to carry out feasibility study for free of cost and submit it to the provincial government. Apart from the airports, Karnali province would also collaborate with the Chinese government to build fast tract from Hisla on the north to Jamunaha boarder on the south.