Nepal Airlines’ gets permission for an evacuation flight to Bangladesh

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-KATHMANDU, ANN

Nepal National Flag Carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation is making a chartered evacuation flight to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka on 19th April 2020, Tomorrow.

As per the source, CAA Nepal granted NAC the permission to carry evacuation flight on 18th April 2020. An aircraft Airbus A320 9N-AKW, Flight No. RA4561 will depart to Dhaka at 10:00 AM tomorrow carrying 18 Maldivians Nationals from here. It is informed that they will be flying back to the Maldives from Bangladesh.

The aircraft RA4562 will return back afternoon tomorrow. The aircraft while returning back to Nepal will be flying empty.

The pilots for the flight RA4561 are Capt. Prashanta Rai and F/O Rajesh Kushawaha and flight RA4562 are Capt. Rabindra Kumar Sherchan and F/O Udhab Ghimire.

Likewise, Buddha Air had also conducted a chartered flight to Dhaka in Bangladesh on 14th April 2020. The Embassy of Bangladesh in Nepal repatriated 13 Bangladeshi nationals on Tuesday via Buddha Air.

During the current COVID-19 crisis, national flag carrier Nepal Airlines has been operating passenger repatriation flights on behalf of Organizations and Government, as well as providing aircraft for the movement of cargo for essential needs.

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  1. Jophen Lama Apr 18, 2020 at 9:56 pm -

    What’s wrong with the government/embassies? If Bangladeshis are being evacuated, Nepalese in Bangladesh should be evacuated (in the same airplane to have it easier). Hello? how could they not think of that? ugh.

  2. Sushil Adhikari Apr 19, 2020 at 1:52 am -

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I am Sushil Adhikari from Surkhet,Nepal. Currently I am studying at Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India . Now days in india corona virus victims are increading day by day . Till now in our university , we are about 60-150 students that we are in big problem because of corona virus . In india because of lockdown and corona virus we may all get infected , but till now we have not infected . We are in big trouble , so we request you to help us . If you want to know students details who are currently in punjab , then i can easily provide . I hope you will help us to return our home . We are ready to be in quarantine .
    Thank you sir for listening our problems.