Nepal and India sign agreement for new air route


17th Jun, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, June 17: India has agreed on providing extra entrance air route to Nepal for international flights. According to the Nepal Civil Aviation Authority and the Indian Airports Authority, Nepal has made the arrangements for the entry point for the east side of Biratnagar and Janakpur  from Kathmandu- Biratnagar and Kathmandu- Janakpur on the basis of the safety of the two sides, the flight has been able to enter the airports by both routes.

According to the agreement, for the flights flying from west Mahendranagar in low levels the route of Kathmandu- Mahendranagar- Delhi and the one sided route on the east Kathmandu- Janakpur- Patna will be made two sided on the basis of safety. By the help of this agreement the the flights from the boarder side will be easier to conduct. Similarly, the Indian side agreed to conduct technical evaluation work within Sept. 2018 on providing route from west Nepalgunj and Mahendranagar to the international airplane flying in high altitude from international airports like in Gautam Buddha, Pokhara and Nijgadh airport.

The meeting was held from 14th -16th of June. In the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi he had assured Nepal to have a new air route to make the aviation sector of both efficient.