NAC announces vacancy for 43 pilots on contractual basis

Posted on by S Karki

The state-owned flag carrier of Nepal, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has announced a vacancy for 43 pilots. NAC is seeking 6 captains for upcoming Airbus A330 aircraft, 4 captains for Airbus A320, 6 captains for Boeing 757, 4 captains for Xian MA-60, 11 captains for Twin Otter DHC-6300 and Harbin Y-12e series aircraft.

Likewise, the corporation has also declared vacancy for 6 co-pilots for Airbus A330 and Boeing 757 each.

The interested qualified individuals are requested to submit their application to the email address: hrplanning@nac.com.np or od@nac.com.np.The applicants should attach their full resume along with their license, certificates, expected take home salary and other information, if any.

The flag carrier is operating domestic and international flights with its 11 aircraft. 2 Twin-Otter (DHC-6), 2 MA 60 and 4 Y12e operates for domestic sector whereas 1 Boeing 757 and 2 Airbus A320s operate international flights to 7 destinations around the world.

NAC who has plans to increase fleet size is nearing to take the delivery of two A330-200 wide-body aircraft that will serve the industry with its long-distance flights to Korea, Japan and Australia.

The corporation has already received two Chinese made additional Harbin Y-12e series aircraft but those aircraft have been grounded following shortage of competent pilots.

NAC has been frequently criticized of poor management strategy and inability to manage efficient manpower for the operation of their aircraft. At present, most of the aircraft remain grounded at its hangar at TIA following lack of pilots. So, the vacancy has been announced for 43 pilots to address the crew shortage.

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