Himalaya Airlines starting Dhaka flights from July 22

Himalaya Airlines starting  Dhaka flights from July 22

KATHMANDU, July 12: Himalaya Airlines on Thursday said that it would start direct flights to Dhaka of Bangladesh from July 22. Issuing a statement, the airline said it would operate Airbus A320-214 aircraft configured to carry 150 passengers in Economy Class and 8 in Premium Economy Class. The airline will fly on Kathmandu-Dhaka-Kathmandu route three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. “The flight will depart from Kathmandu at 11:10 am and land at…

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Shree airlines Bombardier Dash 8

Shree airlines Bombardier Dash 8

  Private Nepali carrier Shree Airlines is in the final preparation to receive it’s first  Canadian turboprop aircraft; Bombardier Dash 8 Q400. The airline is set to add 3 Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 series aircraft to its fleet. As informed by the Airlines, one of the aircraft has completed all of its inspection and is ready for ferry flight to Nepal while another one is now being ready for paint job. Shree airlines  received green…

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Yeti Airlines becomes Nepal’s first carbon neutral airline

Yeti Airlines becomes Nepal’s first carbon neutral airline

Under UNDP’s facilitation, Yeti Airlines was able to offset its 19,665 tonnes of CO2 equivalent emission in 2018 by procuring carbon credits and adopting fuel-efficient aircraft fleet and operations. Yeti Airlines has become the first airline in Nepal, and most probably South Asia, to successfully reduce and offset its total Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions of 2018, replicating the UN’s ‘Greening the Blue’ approach to climate neutrality. The airline underwent an independent carbon audit process facilitated…

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New parkingbay at TIA is now operational

New parkingbay at TIA is now operational

The Remote Parking Bay at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has come into operation. The construction of the new parking bay at the North East side was completed recently has now opened for services. The new parking bay that took more than 16 months to complete can accommodate 3 narrow-body aircraft or 2 wide-body aircraft. Now the parking capacity of the airport has been increased to eleven from nine. Previously, TIA had the capacity of accommodating  …

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UNWTO activities at FITUR 2018

UNWTO activities at FITUR 2018

The Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa (INVESTOUR), an annual event jointly organised by UNWTO, FITUR and Casa África, will gather nearly 30 ministers of tourism from the region to debate the opportunities that the sector can offer to the continent.

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