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Nepal Airlines chinese planes grounded due to pilot shortage

It seems to be standard practice for Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to get the planes first and find the pilots to fly them later. The state-owned carrier has continued the tradition into modern times, so it has a bunch of planes sitting on the tarmac at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) while it frantically looks for capable flyers.…
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Lufthansa likely to become NAC strategic management partner

The government’s plan to induct Lufthansa Consulting of Germany as a strategic management partner in Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has moved a step forward after an official panel described the company’s proposal as being ‘suitable’. A seven-member committee led by Tourism Joint Secretary Buddhi Sagar Lamichhane submitted its evaluation…
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Nepal Airlines plan to purchase new aircraft dumped

Nepal's tourism industry has been disheartened after the bid by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to buy two new aircraft was dumped by the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC). On Monday, the PAC had directed the government to cancel NAC's Airbus deal, citing violations of the law governing public purchases. Tourism entrepreneurs and…
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