Pokhara, November 21
Calibration flights at the newly built Pokhara Regional International Airport are starting today. To conduct the calibration flights, an Aero Thai aircraft reached Pokhara on Saturday.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has approved the schedule of mechanical test flights of Pokhara Regional International Airport from November 21 to November 27.
Aero Thai Company also conducted mechanical testing at Gautam Budh International Airport in Bhairahawa. This aircraft will stay in Nepal until December 5.
The government has already decided to start commercial flights at Pokhara Regional International Airport from January 1, 2023. All tests and calibration flights must conclude by then.
After this is completed, the flying company submits the report. Based on the same report, a test flight is conducted at the new airport.
After the successful test flight report, the companies get permission for international commercial flights at the airport.
All domestic flights will be affected throughout the week.