Four airlines including NAC allowed to operate scheduled int’l flight

Kathmandu: Four airlines, including Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), have been allowed regular flights to three international destinations. The government has opened regular flights a year to India and three other countries.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has approved the flight schedule for this. As per the approved schedule, Nepal Airlines Corporation, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways and Air India have been allowed regular flights to Nepal.

Of the permitted flights, Turkey will only be allowed to fly to Istanbul. One flight a week is allowed for Turkey from June 3. This flight will be conducted every Thursday.

Nepal Airlines has received permission for Doha, Qatar and New Delhi, India. Qatar Airways has also got a flight permission for Doha.

Flights are being operated in India according to the air bubble scheme. In three other countries, the government decided to open flights a week ago.