Flight operations at Bhojpur Airport halted; air passengers troubled

Flight operations at  Bhojpur Airport has been halted from today creating troublesome situation for passengers.

The flights have been closed at the airport as Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) announced cancellations of their flights for 15 days starting from today. NAC has taken the decision with the reasons that both their Twin Otter DHC-6-300 aircraft have to undergo maintenance.


Photo: Nepal Airlines Twin Otter preparing for takeoff from Bhojpur Airport

The national flag carrier added two flights to the Bhojpur Airport recently making it six flights a week but completely halted from today. Tara Air which used to conduct Kathmandu-Bhojpur flight once a week also terminated their scheduled operation.

Lack of flight operation at the region will directly affect the sick patients, aged citizens and locals.

Bhojpur Airport which started its operation from October 1978 got its runway blacktopped in the year 2017. Bhojpur District, one of the developing districts still lacks good road transportation and airway has always been the major transport medium to local people.

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