Kathmandu, May 31
According to the new rules, clear weather throughout the route has been made a requirement to carry out a flight. All flights following the visual flight rules (VFR) have to follow the decision, according to the authority’s Deputy Director-General Devendra Lal Karna.
So far, the authority has been issuing permits if weather conditions at the source and destination airports are okay. But, from now onwards, the en-route weather conditions will also be looked into.
The authority depends on the data provided by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology to decide if the weather condition is okay at any place.
Karna says the authority will strictly implement the new flight permit rule.