Nepal to get the delivery of two new planes this weekend

24th Jan, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Nepal is set to get two new national flag carrier by this weekend. Through the loan assistance by China the Nepal Airlines Corporation is set to receive the delivery of two new aircrafts.


“The Chinese side has already expressed commitments in writing with the NAC regarding the supply of spare parts and other technical issues,” Rastriya Samachar Samiti stated quoting NAC General Manager Sugat Ratna Kansakar.

The 56-seater MA 60 and the 18-seater Y 12 aircraft are expected to land in the capital by January 28. The first aircraft will conduct flights to Tarai regions and the second one is designated to the hilly areas.

Technical problems were seen on two aircraft provided by the Chinese side to NAC in grant assistance. Bearing this in mind, this time the Chinese side has agreed to supply aircraft spare parts to the capital itself for the two aircraft the NAC is getting in loan assistance.

Similarly, the NAC is busy doing homework for preliminary agreement with the American Company AAR Corporation for international flights. The preliminary agreement is likely to be signed within a week, according to Kansakar.