South Korean team expected to arrive in Nepal for safety audit of NAC and TIA

The South Korean team from Korea Office of Civil Aviation (KOCA) will be arriving in Nepal for “Safety Audit” of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) at the end of the August 2018 before approving the corporation’s proposal of Kathmandu-Seoul flights. The panel will also conduct “Ramp Audit” of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) including “Safety Audit” of the corporation.

The team is coming to Nepal for inspecting the security condition of the corporation and TIA. The panel will approve the proposal of the corporation if the “Safety Audit” report gains positive result and after that, the corporation will proceed further process for Kathmandu-Seoul flight.

The corporation has made preparation for providing air service between Nepal and South Korea as the number of Nepali people moving to South Korea has boost up for study or work purposes.
The national flag carrier has already invited Sealed Quotations from all the interested Commercial Ground Handling Service Provider for providing Ground Handling at Incheon International Airport, Incheon, South Korea (ICN).

The flights from TIA to Incheon International Airport is expected to be conducted on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday with flight number RA-421 whereas the flight from Incheon International Airport-TIA will fly on Monday, Thursday and Saturday with flight number RA-422.

The corporation planned to conduct scheduled flights at new three destinations (Japan, South Korea, and Saudi Arabia) while the bilateral air agreement between Japan and Nepal has been revised allowing to operate 14-14 flights to both nations.

Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) second Airbus A330 ‘Makalu’ 9N-ALZ started commercial flight today as the flight RA401 took off to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport at 10:34 am on August 24, 2018 (today) from TIA.

First Airbus A330 “Annapurna” started its first commercial flights from Kathmandu to Doha on August 1 whereas, on August 16, 2018, it conducted commercial flights to Bangalore. It has already started flights to Bangkok.

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