Tourism minister directs NAC to give a positive message with effective structure of the corporation

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Honorable Rabindra Adhikari, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) has directed Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to give a consistent message by increasing service efficiency.

Talking to senior officers of the corporation on Tuesday (November 27), Minister Adhikari asked NAC to make the structure of the corporation effective and to give strong reply by positive messages. He has also advised to fulfill obligations without listening to unnecessary rumors and bring change along with the time. He urged the officials to go ahead with optimistic thinking.

Madan Kharel, newly appointed executive chairman of NAC stated that the corporation is actively involved in operating the aircraft including management reform. “The internal management and service reinforcement of the corporation has carried out at the war level.” he added.

Leaving all the problems and bad vibes, the corporation has been planning to operate flights to new destinations by A330 aircraft and planned program for effective strategies to fight the market demands. A330 is preparing to operate in Seoul, South Korea and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia within a few months.

Kharel informed that the required process has been started by aiming to operate flights at Osaka, Japan from February and Guangzhou, China from March.

He also informed that the corporation will be operating 3 flights weekly from the first week of February in Osaka, Japan whereas after one month, it will also operate 3 flights weekly in Guangzhou, China. “The required manpower and staffs will be arranged for Japan flights within 15 days”, he added.

There is a financial problem because the corporation is not being able to operate flights at new destination he added. In the process of conducting commercial flights at new destination, Kharel convinced that within next 6 months, NAC is going to a state of guaranteed improvement.

The corporation has been operating for 3 days at Hong Kong, Bangkok for 4 days and 2 days at New Delhi.

The corporation operates international flights with its 2 wide body A330 aircraft, 2 narrow body A 320 and 1 Boeing aircraft. Similarly, for domestic flights, the corporation operates with its 3 Twin-otter, 2 MA-60, 4 Y-12e aircraft. The corporation has been operating to 8 international destinations and 22 domestic destinations.

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