NAC starting flights of new widebody aircraft from June


8th Apr, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, Apr 08: Nepal Airlines is starting commercial flight of its widebody aircraft from June. Out of the two widebody aircrafts purchased with US leasing company, AAR, one is arriving in Kathmandu in June. The corporation is preparing to accomplish the whole documentation process within the 15 days of the aircraft's arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport.

During the recent press conference on the Corporation's management and reformation, NAC General Manager Sugat Ratna Kanaskar said that the flight will be started after the completion of the process of flight with the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal. He said that flights will be started after completing customs duties and testing within two to three weeks after the arrival of the aircraft.

According to NAC spokesman Rabindra Shrestha, business flights will be started within 15 days after the arrival of widebody aircraft, which has 280 seats for passengers. The plan is to get another aircraft, after the first flight arrives.In 2017, the corporation earned a profit of 75 million rupees. After adding the ship, the management and security will be centered and for that consultant has been appointed.