Stories By 'SANGAM PRASAIN'
More than 2.4 million small and large trees will have to be cut down to build the much ballyhooed modern international airport in Nijgadh, Bara, a draft Environment and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report has revealed.
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The International Civil Aviation Organisation (Icao) has removed the “significant safety concerns” (SSC) tag it had put on Nepal four years ago.
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The government has been mulling to tighten the criteria for new airline permits with the view of streamlining the industry amid intensifying competition and difficulties in maintaining acceptable safety levels.
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Nepal will have to wait for two weeks to get an “early indication” whether it has successfully passed a safety audit by the world’s aviation regulatory body.
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Nepal is seeing an unprecedented boom in hotel construction that will add 4,000 star category rooms by 2020. The building spree has spread concern among the existing hoteliers who fear that the new entrants will eat into their markets.
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Nepali private carrier Yeti Airlines is set to induct an ATR 72-500 turboprop--the first of the two aircraft it plans to procure this year--into its fleet.
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