Nepal Airlines

Type: Company
Name: Nepal Airlines
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

NAC to fly six days to Bhairahawa

KATHMAND,July 27: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is increasing its flight frequency to Bhairahawa to six times a week starting Wednesday.Issuing a press statement on Sunday, the national flag carrier said it will fly on Kathmandu- Bhairahawa-Kathmandu ... [Published MyRepublica.com - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

How does 2014 air safety figures compare to previous years?

The recent high-profile accidents involving in Ukraine (MH17), Taiwan (TransAsia flight GE222) and Mali (Air Algérie flight AH5017) raised some concerns in international media about air safety. So how does 2014 really compare to previous years?Looking ... [Published Aviation Safety Network - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nepal Airlines' board members 'asked to quit'

KATHMANDU: Three board members of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) are likely to get the axe, as Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Bhim Acharya is mulling over revamping the board of directors of the state-owned airline company by bringing ... [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

TRANSASIA AIRWAYS : 58 killed as TransAsia plane crashes

"At least 54 passengers and four crew members were killed after a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on an island off Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people and setting buildings on fire, officials ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

2014: A tragic year for aviation

PETALING JAYA – The year 2014 has shaped up to be a tragic one so far for the aviation industry, with at least 852 people confirmed dead. These are the some of the deadly air accidents so far as of July this year: Feb 11 – Algerian Air Force ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Flying high

JUL 17 -Nepal Airlines celebrated its 56th anniversary on July 1 amidst a gathering of dignitaries and employees, including retired ones. Addressing the gathering, Tourism Minister Bhim Acharya expressed his desire to have 56 airplanes for the airline, ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

NAC’s MA60 grounded again

KATHMANDU, JUL 16 -Nepal Airlines Corporation’s (NAC) newly acquired MA60 was grounded again on Tuesday after resuming operations on Sunday.NAC said that the Chinese-made turboprop had to be grounded after its radar system sustained a technical problem. ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

CAAN forced to renew AOC of airlines

KATHMANDU, July 15: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) was forced to renew the Air Operation Certificate (AOC) of nine airline operators for a month at the eleventh hour on Tuesday following the late night intervention by the Minister for Culture, ... [Published MyRepublica.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Nepal to receive second Chinese plane on 25 July

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.KATHMANDU, July 9 (Xinhua) -- The Nepal government which has recently received the first ever China made aircraft is all set to receive another aircraft later this month under a six-aircraft deal between Nepal and China, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Boeing : NAC’s bad luck

Nepal Airlines Corporation’s newly operated aircraft has been grounded at the Biratnagar Airport after an eagle hit the propeller of the aircraft. After a long wait, the aircraft had received permission to operate commercial flights just recently.According ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 2 reports

Bird-hit causes minor damage to NAC MA60 aircraft

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC)’s collided with a bird on Monday morning, five days after it commercially started its service. The incident occurred when the aircraft en route to Biratnagar from Kathmandu was about to land in the Biratnagar ... [Published Himalayan Times - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 3 reports

Bird strike grounds Nepalese aircraft

A plane of Nepal’s flag carrier has sustained minor damage and has been grounded after a bird struck its propeller yesterday morning, officials said.The aircraft belonging to the Nepalese government-owned Nepal Airlines Corporation  hit the bird at around ... [Published Shanghai Daily - Jun 30 2014]

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NAC currently operates international flights to Kuala Lampur, Doha, Hong Kong and Bangkok. "Our aim is to provide secured and reliable service at a reasonable price, mindful of our social obligation" he said
"At least 54 passengers and four crew members were killed after a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on an island off Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people and setting buildings on fire, officials said."
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak then announced on March 24 - 17 days after the disappearance of the aircraft - that Flight MH370 "ended in the southern Indian Ocean. The wreckage of the plane has yet to be recovered."
Saroj Kasaju, spokesperson of NAC, said that the aircraft has been repaired and that it would resume operation from Tuesday. "As we received the aircraft only few months ago, we have asked Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) International -- the manufacturer of the aircraft -- to bear the maintenance cost" he added

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NAC to operate five more aircrafts by October [Published MyRepublica.com - Jul 28 2014]
NAC to fly six days to Bhairahawa [Published MyRepublica.com - Jul 27 2014]
How does 2014 air safety figures compare to pre... [Published Aviation Safety Network - Jul 26 2014]
Minister asks NAC board members to quit [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 26 2014]
Nepal Airlines' board members 'asked to quit' [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 25 2014]
TRANSASIA AIRWAYS : 58 killed as TransAsia plan... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 25 2014]
2014: A tragic year for aviation [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Jul 25 2014]
Just how safe is it to fly? [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Jul 25 2014]
2014: A tragic year for aviation [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 25 2014]
Air-Crash Spate Puts Year on Course to Be Deadl... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 24 2014]
MA 60 resuming flights today [Published MyRepublica.com - Jul 21 2014]
MH17 isn't a reason to stop flying: it's still ... [Published VOX.com - Jul 20 2014]
Flying high [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 18 2014]
NAC’s MA60 grounded again [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 17 2014]
CAAN extends AOCs of 12 companies for only a month [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 17 2014]
MA 60 grounded again [Published MyRepublica.com - Jul 16 2014]
Nepal Airlines' MA 60 Aircraft Grounded Again [Published MyRepublica.com - Jul 16 2014]
CAAN forced to renew AOC of airlines [Published MyRepublica.com - Jul 16 2014]
16 domestic carriers grounded [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 16 2014]
16 Nepalese domestic carriers grounded [Published Asia News Network - Jul 16 2014]
MA 60 resumes operation [Published MyRepublica.com - Jul 14 2014]
Rs 7b for construction, upgradation of airports [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 14 2014]
SpiceJet to start flights to Kathmandu [Published Times of India - Jul 11 2014]
Indians and Chinese remain top tourists [Published MyRepublica.com - Jul 11 2014]
Nepal to receive second Chinese plane on 25 July [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 09 2014]
Nepal to receive second Chinese plane on 25 July [Published Individual.com - Jul 09 2014]
Y12e aircraft handed over to NAC in China [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 09 2014]
Boeing : NAC’s bad luck [Published 4 Traders - Jul 03 2014]
NAC to bring 13 aircraft into operation within ... [Published MyRepublica.com - Jul 01 2014]
Bird-hit grounds NAC's new MA60 plane for a week [Published Himalayan Times - Jun 30 2014]
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Nepal Airlines Plane Crashes Killing All 18 On ... [Published Global Voices Online - Feb 17 2014]
A De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter of Nepal Airlines, similar to the aircraft involved in the accident. Image from Wikimedia Commons by Wolfgang Soshin Drechsler. CC BY-SA 3.0 An ill-fated Twin Otter plane crashed on 16 February 2014 killing ...
Missing Nepal passenger plane found, no survivors [Published The Malaysian Insider - Feb 17 2014]
Nepalese troops today recovered 18 bodies from the snow-blanketed wreckage of a plane that crashed into a hillside, the latest disaster to hit the country's internationally-blacklisted airlines.Body parts and debris from the Nepal Airlines plane, which ...
18 Feared Dead in Nepal Plane Crash [Published TIME.com - Feb 17 2014]
Wreckage of Nepal Airlines aircraft found in forest ...
18 Feared Dead in Nepal Plane Crash [Published The China Blog - Feb 17 2014]
A Nepal Airlines plane crashed shortly after taking off for a flight from Pokhara to Jumla on Sunday, “almost certainly” claiming the lives of all 18 people aboard. An official at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport said that bad weather and the ...
18 Feared Dead in Nepal Plane Crash [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Feb 17 2014]
A Nepal Airlines plane crashed shortly after taking off for a flight from Pokhara to Jumla on Sunday, “almost certainly” claiming the lives of all 18 people aboard. An official at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport said that bad weather and the ...
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