Stories By 'TRI RATNA MANANDHAR'
Back in 1982, I was deputed to the Nepalgunj Airport as an Air Traffic Control officer for a short period. On completion of my deputation, I was all packed and ready to leave for Kathmandu, my hometown, but unfortunately, the weather was not favourable.
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Reflection is vital on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal
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It was July of 1993 and the rains would not stop. Torrential rain for several days led to a flood the kinds Kathmandu had never seen before, or since. The raging waters washed away the roads and bridges connecting the Kathmandu Valley to the rest of Nepal, virtually isolating the Capital. The only possible connection was through the air, not just for immediate rescue and relief operations, but also the supply of essential goods.
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The agenda for the Nepal-India aviation meeting should include the Himalaya Route
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While the aviation community has plunged into grief following the crash of US-Bangla Flight 211 at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on March 12 which killed 49 people, speculations and immature conclusions have appeared on the media and social networks.
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On October 9, 1996, a Thai Airways Flight 312 bound for Bangkok narrowly escaped a major mishap when it slammed into a group of vultures during take-off
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