National Flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has planned to conduct direct flights from Kathmandu to South korea.
NAC will be conducting its commercial flights from Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) to Incheon International Airport, South Korea three times a week after the arrival of its new Airbus A330s which is still in process.
The flights from TIA to Incheon International Airport will fly on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday woth flight number RA-421 whereas the flight from Incheon International Airport-TIA will fly on Monday, Thursday and Saturday with flight number RA-422.
As per the information, the number of flights may increase or decreases depending upon the number of air passengers.
Mr.Rabindra Shrestha, spokesperson for NAC stated that two Airbus A330 will arrive in Ashar of 2075. NAC has got permit to conduct its scheduled flight to Incheon International Airport for three days a week.
The corporation has already started the pre-preparation of the flights, he added.
‘We have prepared all the legal process for conducting flights and as soon as the aircraft arrives the flights will be conducted. We have tendered demand for ground handling for Incheon International Airport, reported Mr. Shrestha.
NAC Airworthiness Management (CAM) department also has already informed all interested CAR 145 Maintenance Organizations at Incheon International Airport (ICN), South Korea for the Line maintenance support of A330 powered with RR Trent 772B engines.
Similarly, NAC has also started the tender of GSA process. The process of selecting the tender is in the last phase.
The two aircraft which are in the purchase agreement will arrive between Baisakh-Ashar of 2075.
After the arrival of two wide bod Airbus, NAC is planning to conduct its flights in countries like Japan, China, Australia and preparation for the first flights has already begun.