NAC working to extend international destinations

Nepal government has been preparing to conduct direct flights to South Korea.

Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari stated that the government is preparing to conduct flights to South Korea.

Speaking at the program organized by Nepal Chamber of Commerce held in Kathmandu yesterday (December 5), Tourism Minister has also made clear that the government has took a resolution of Nepal Airlines’ aircraft to increase the number of foreigner tourists in Nepal.

He also claimed that the government is working to improve the infrastructure in those destination which have been mentioned as suitable for tourists.

Minister Adhikari also informed about the plan to establish Buddha circuit soon for the development of tourism sector of Nepal. He also said that the government is committed to develop tourism sector with the aim of decreasing the trade loss in the country.

Previously, The meeting was organized between high officials of Japanese team and NAC on December 3 discussing on the topic of NAC resuming its flights to Osaka.

Nepali delegation initiated by Madan Kharel, newly appointed executive chairman of NAC and delegation initiated by Emmanuel Menanteau, representative director of Kansai International Airport at Osaka discussed about the subject related to NAC operating schedule flights at Osaka in the future.

Madan Kharel, newly appointed executive chairman of NAC stated that the required process has been started by aiming to operate flights at Guangzhou, China from March.

He also informed that the corporation will be operating 3 flights weekly from the first week of February in Osaka, Japan whereas after one month, it will also operate 3 flights weekly in Guangzhou, China. “ The required manpower and staffs will be arranged for Japan flights within 15 days”, he added.

According to the corporation’s plan, the wide body will be operating scheduled flights at Narita International Airport near Tokyo, Japan within next 6 months. Executive chairman Kharel said that the corporation is preparing to conduct flights with its wide body for 15-16 hours daily to Japan as well as long haul.

The corporation operates international flights with its 2 wide body A330 aircraft, 2 narrow body A 320 and 1 Boeing aircraft. Similarly, for domestic flights, the corporation operates with its 3 Twin-otter, 2 MA-60, 4 Y-12e aircraft. The corporation has been operating to 8 international destinations and 22 domestic destination.

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