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Nepal Airlines

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Nepal Airlines
नेपाल वायुसेवा
Nepāl Vāyusevā
IATA ICAO Callsign
RA RNA ROYAL NEPAL
Founded1 July 1958; 65 years ago (1958-07-01), as Royal Nepal Airlines
AOC #003/2000
Fleet size6
Parent companyGovernment of Nepal
HeadquartersKathmandu, Bagmati Province, Nepal
Key peopleMr. Ubaraj Adhikari (Chairman)[1]
Employees1,400
WebsiteOfficial website

Nepal Airlines Corporation, also known as Nepal Airlines, is the national airline of Nepal.[2][3] It was established in 1958 as Royal Nepal Airlines Corporation (RNAC) and later changed to Nepal Airlines Corporation in 2006.[4]

It began its operations with one aircraft, a Douglas DC-3 provided by the Indian government. Over the years, it expanded its fleet and routes. It serves both domestic and international destinations.

Aircrafts

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It has a varied fleet of aircraft, including Airbus A320, Airbus A330, Boeing 757, and other small aircraft for domestic flights.

Flight destinations

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Nepal Airlines operates various domestic destinations in Nepal, including Kathmandu, Pokhara, Biratnagar, and Nepalgunj. Internationally, it covers locations including Delhi, Bangkok, Doha, and Hong Kong.[5]

References

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  1. "Sushil Ghimire appointed Nepal Airlines executive chairman". The Kathmandu Post. 16 April 2020. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  2. Prasain, Sangam (4 April 2016). "Int'l passenger traffic drops for first time in 13 years". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  3. Prasain, Sangam (9 April 2016). "Air passenger movement falls for 4th straight year". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  4. Joshi, Subash (3 February 2021). "AN ANALYSIS ON PRESENT SCENARIO OF NEPAL AIRLINES CORPORATION AND ITS WAY FORWARD". IOE Journal. I: 15.
  5. ATW Daily News Dubai Airshow News Archived 19 November 2009 at the Wayback Machine 18 November 2009