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Chinese airplanes to remain grounded indefinitely

Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has not been able to fly its new Chinese-made planes for lack of qualified pilots since they arrived in February, and they could remain in their hangars indefinitely, company officials said. The state-owned carrier moved to hire three Chinese pilots following instructions from Tourism Minister Rabindra…
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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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