UAE holds talks with Taliban to run Kabul airport: Foreign diplomats

https://kathmandupost.com/world/2021/11/25/uae-holds-talks-with-taliban-to-run-kabul-airport-foreign-diplomats The United Arab Emirates has held talks with the Taliban to run Kabul airport, going up against Gulf rival Qatar in a diplomatic tussle for influence with Afghanistan’s new rulers, according to four sources with knowledge of the matter. UAE officials have held a series of discussions with the group in recent weeks to… Continue reading UAE holds talks with Taliban to run Kabul airport: Foreign diplomats

Pilot lands aircraft at wrong airport after duty hours end mid-flight

https://kathmandupost.com/money/2021/11/23/pilot-lands-aircraft-at-wrong-airport-after-duty-hours-end-mid-flight A planeload of passengers on a Nepal Airlines flight got the surprise of their lives when they stepped out to find themselves at the wrong airport. Did the flight crew get the latitudes and longitudes mixed up? Had they been given the wrong schedule? The reason was more mundane. The pilot of the Nepal… Continue reading Pilot lands aircraft at wrong airport after duty hours end mid-flight

Passengers stranded at Simkot airport – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/passengers-stranded-at-simkot-airport SAMITI SIMKOT, NOVEMBER 14 Scores of passengers, including students, leaving Humla district for their destinations have been stranded as they have been struggling to book air tickets. As a result, students who are scheduled to return to their destinations for their studies after completing their festival vacations have been hardest hit. Humla, which is… Continue reading Passengers stranded at Simkot airport – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

Testing of equipment at Bhairahawa airport to start soon

https://kathmandupost.com/money/2021/11/20/testing-of-equipment-at-bhairahawa-airport-to-start The project to calibrate and test newly-installed communication and navigation equipment at the new international airport in Bhairahawa has finally moved forward, but controversy dogs the plan which stalled for nearly two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic. All new airports have to undergo flight inspection, including tryouts of all infrastructure, before they can… Continue reading Testing of equipment at Bhairahawa airport to start soon