May 25: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), the national flag carrier, has secured slots at Sydney Airport in Australia.
Sydney Airport has granted permission and slots to NAC for two weekly flights on Thursdays and Saturdays. Following the receipt of flight approval from Sydney Airport, NAC has submitted the necessary documentation to the Australian Civil Aviation Authority.
Ganesh Kumar Ghimire, the Assistant Spokesperson of NAC, stated that initially, the flights to Sydney will include a 'technical landing' in Singapore.
He mentioned that the necessary procedures to commence flights from June 21 are being actively pursued. NAC has already initiated the selection process for an aviation fuel provider in Singapore and Sydney, and they have chosen an MRO (maintenance, repair, and operation) company for both Singapore and Sydney airports.
NAC is fully prepared to operate direct flights to Sydney, Australia, utilizing the wide-body Airbus 'A' 330 aircraft, as per the corporation's plans.
Additionally, NAC will begin regular flights to Gautam Buddha International Airport from Malaysia starting on June 12. The promotional airfare from Malaysia to Gautam Buddha International Airport is incredibly affordable at just Rs 11,461.
"We are delighted to offer tickets for the Malaysia-Bhairahawa-Kathmandu route at a highly competitive price," added Ghimire. Furthermore, the airfare for the Malaysia-Bhairahawa-Kathmandu route has been fixed at Rs 12,346. -----RSS