Qatar Airways landed TIA to evacuate American Citizens
While the country remains locked down, American Citizens stranded in Nepal are eagerly waiting for a Qatar Airways flight, that has landed in Tribhuvan International Airport at 10:00 AM today to evacuate the American Citizens locked up in Nepal. The US Embassy in Nepal has brought up this flight in the rescue of its citizens by opening an online booking system for those who are American Citizens and want to travel to the USA in this phase.
The Ambassador of the US Embassy for Nepal Mr. Randy Berry has also mention that they will be arranging another flights too for the evacuation if the passengers request exceeds the limitation of aircraft. The first flight will be leaving for the USA today however the date of arrival of another rescue flight has not been mentioned. The flight flying towards Kathmandu right now has a flight number of QR 3285.
The Ambassador has urged to fill-up the online form as soon as possible or contact the Embassy through phone call between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM or via email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. The passengers for todays flight are already at the embassy for screening and checking before they will head to the airport for catching up with Qatar Airways flight. Previously also a Qatar Airways flight evacuated foreigners from Nepal in a rescue flight. After the government of Nepal extended the lock down period and shut down of all scheduled flights until April 15, it can be assumed that a lot of evacuation flights will be conducted internationally to rescue citizens from different countries locked down in Nepal.