Nepal Airlines’ A330 is making chartered flights to Australia and Sri Lanka
Nepal Airlines Corporation’s A330 is making chartered flights to Australia and Sri Lanka. Nepal Airlines will make a special flight carrying citizens of Australia those who were stuck in Nepal after the Nepal government announced nation lockdown as an adverse effect of COVID-19 cases.
According to the sources, the Nepalese government is preparing to conduct a rescue flight to Srilanka to bring back Nepalese citizens and is currently under negotiations with Nepal airlines.
According to Nepal Airlines Operations Director Deepu Juharchan, the wide body aircraft A330 is scheduled to depart Australia on April 1.
The Australian Embassy in Nepal has officially announced the date of flight on their official Facebook page which is April 1 and also added the flight cost that will be 1800 USD for economy class and 2300 USD for business class. The embassy also confirms by far 220 passengers have booked their seats.
In the same manner, the United Kingdom and the United States of America have also requested permission from the government of Nepal for special flights however they have not decided which airline they will go for.
The news has been edited on 30 March 2020 .