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Will retire from politics if I was found involved in wide body irregularities: Adhikari

Kathmandu, November 11 Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has rejected reports about his involvement in irregularities in the purchase of two wide body aircraft for Nepal Airlines Corporation. He says he is ready to retire from his political career if any authority proves his role in the suspected irregularities. In an […]

Nepal Airlines’ two wide-body jets at risk of turning white elephants

Kathmandu, October 28 Nepal Airlines is yet to put its two new wide-body aircraft to optimum use, four months after the state-owned company welcomed its first A330. The company had said that the new aircraft would be used to launch direct flights to Korea, Japan and the UAE. However, the two new jets have not […]

NAC Airbus procurement: CIAA looking for clues of corruption

NAC’s second wide body aircraft getting a cannon salute at Tribhuvan International Airport.Kathmandu, October 3 Nepal’s anti-corruption watchdog CIAA says it is investigating the NAC’s Airbus procurement deal after allegations of corruption surfaced. CIAA chief Nabin Kumar Ghimire told Parliament’s State Affairs and Good Governance Committee that an investigation was launched after the Auditor General’s […]

Nepal Airlines conducts successful test flight in Tulsipur

Dang, October 3 Nepal’s state-owned airline NAC has successfully conducted a test flight at the Tarigaun Airport in Dang’s Tulsipur as part of its preparation to conduct regular flights to the city. The corporation’s crew headed by Captain Ang Nuri Sherpa conducted two flights between 11:20 and 11:30 am on Tuesday. Following the test flights, […]

NAC adding more flights to remote destinations after repairing grounded planes

Kathmandu, September 27 The country’s national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation, says it will add the number of flights to remote destinations for the country. The Corporation has repaired two of its grounded aeroplanes for the expansion of services. Two Chinese aircraft of the Corporation on Wednesday conducted test flights to Simikot of Humla, Juphal […]

Amid irregularity suspicions, govt picks new Executive Chair for NAC

Kathmandu, September 17 Following suspicions by stakeholders and media that the current leadership of national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), was involved in irregularities in the recent purchase of two wide body aircraft, the government on Sunday appointed a new Executive Chairman at the Corporation. The Cabinet meeting held on late Sunday evening appointed […]