Nepal Airlines to operate chartered flight to Canberra

20th May, 2020 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, May 20: Nepal Airline's is again going to operate chartered flight to Canberra, Australia. The airline's wide body aircraft will fly to the Australian capital on June 5.


Nepal Airlines, the national flag carrier, is set to operate a chartered flight to Australia for the third time. The Airline's Widebody A-330 aircraft is scheduled to take off on June 5 in Canberra, the capital of Australia. This will be the first flight connecting the capital of Nepal and the capital of Australia.


Spokesperson of the airline's Archana Khadka informed that the Australian embassy in Nepal has chartered the widebody plane of the airline's.  According to her, it has been decided that the widebody ship of the airlines will fly chartered in Canberra on June 5. The embassy has chartered a ship to take more than 250 people, including Australians and New Zealanders and PR holders who have been stranded in Nepal due to the lockdown.


Earlier, the airlines widebody aircraft had chartered a flight to Sydney, Australia on May 6. Similarly, during the lockdown period, the airline's widebody aircraft made its first chartered flight to Brisbane, Australia on April 1. The corporation has previously operated cargo chartered flights to Beijing, Changsha and Guangzhou, China. The last time the airline's two widebody planes brought medical supplies from Guangzhou was on a cargo flight on Tuesday and Monday. The health supplies were purchased by the Nepal Army.