Kathmandu: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has approved the schedule of international regular flights that will be starting from July 1. Accordingly, there will be a total of 21 international flights per week.
This schedule has been fixed on the basis of the last approval given by the Council of Ministers. The government has opened regular flights to India, Qatar, UAE, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Japan, China and Korea.
Airlines from Korea and China have not yet asked for permission to fly. In other destinations, a total of 21 flights are allowed per week. Airlines from both Nepal and the countries concerned have been granted the same flight permission.
Only the airlines of the respective countries will fly to the destinations where the Nepali companies do not go. Korea, Turkey, Kuwait and Oman are the destinations for Nepali Airlines Corporation.
Nepal Airlines, which has been granted international flights from Nepal, will operate flights to New Delhi, India, Doha, Qatar, Dubai, UAE, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Narita, Japan. Another Nepali airline, Himalayan Airlines, has been allowed to fly to Dammam in Saudi Arabia, Dubai in the UAE and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
Qatar Airways, Salaam Air, Air India, Fly Dubai, Jazeera Airways, Turkish Air and Malindo Air are among those getting permission for international flights from Nepal.