Nepal Airlines pilots say notice was served to demand pay hike, not to resign
In a Thursday notice, served to the executive chairman of the airline, a group of undersigned pilots had complained of huge differences in remuneration between them and expat pilots.
Nepal Airlines permanent pilots warn of resigning en masse
The pilots have demanded that they be treated in a fair manner regarding remunerations on par with expat or contract-based pilots
Tourist arrivals slowed significantly in 2019, raising concerns for Visit Nepal 2020
In order to meet the target of 2 million visitors, Nepal expects 350,000 Chinese arrivals but the coronavirus outbreak means that is unlikely.
US firm makes down payment, confirming purchase of Boeing 757
The company deposited $281,000 into the carrier’s account on Thursday, which is a 5 percent payment of the total aircraft cost.
Appointment process for top job at Tourism Board hangs in the balance
At least half a dozen people in the know told the Post that the appointment had become uncertain.
Nepal Airlines Executive Chairman Madan Kharel reigns
Kahrel's resignation is believed to be a result of his growing rift with the Tourism Minister, Yogesh Bhattarai.
Appointment of CEO to tourism board postponed after “power play” among aspirants
Three candidates have been shortlisted but concerns about the top candidate’s loyalty from Baluwatar put a halt to the process, according to sources.
Government moves ahead with Nijgadh airport project
Investment Board of Nepal says other processes should not be stopped despite interim orders from the apex court not to cut trees.
Airlines operators’ members offloaded from civil aviation board
The new board should induct members possessing special qualification on the aviation sector and should have at least one female member
Autumn travel rush pulls Nepal Airlines back from the brink
The bonanza allowed the teetering national flag carrier to repay creditors breathing down its neck.
Five mountaineers to attempt extreme winter ascent of Everest
Two German and three Spanish climbers will try to scale the world's tallest peak without oxygen.
India says its businesses can still buy processed palm oil from Nepal
Local traders said the Indian government’s statement provides relief for many panic-stricken Nepali manufacturers.
India’s ban on imports of refined palm oil could kill Nepal’s biggest export
The restriction is believed to be aimed at Malaysia but Nepal has been exporting palm oil worth billions of rupees to India by exploiting a zero-tariff facility.
Tourism Minister’s Visit Nepal rally in Sydney condemned for being insensitive and inappropriate
Yogesh Bhattarai held a rally to draw Australian tourists to Nepal while the country reels under massive bushfires across millions of hectares.
Nepali farmers gather bumper paddy harvest of 5.55 million tonnes
Experts say the government might have manipulated the data to show it is on track to achieve its ambitious 8.5 percent growth target.