The national flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has started studying the feasibility of conducting flights to five newer destinations.
The corporation which currently flies to Malaysia, Qatar, UAE, Hong Kong, Bangkok and India is trying to expand its destinations for which necessary process has been started. As per the information, Shanghai (China), Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Cambodia are the newer choices for NAC.
NAC is operating international flights with 2 wide-body Airbus A330, 2 narrow-body Airbus A320 and a Boeing 757. A330s are intended to operate long haul flights so, the corporation is eyeing destinations such as Japan and Korea.
Besides, NAC is also planning to extend its fleet capacity by adding more A320s and operate flights to other regional destinations.
The airlines is hoping to gain handsome revenue from regional market with the use of narrow-body aircraft and then expand market share with operation of wide-body aircraft for long haul destinations.
The airline management committee is focusing on tourism centralized destinations and will conduct market study for the flights.
Recently, it has also been heard that NAC is going to lease Airbus A320 aircraft from Himalaya Airlines to expand its operations.