Nepal’s national carrier, Nepal Airlines
Corporation (NAC) has signed a MoU with Airbus to modernise its international fleet with one
A330-200 wide-body and one Airbus A320 single aisle aircraft.
new Airbus aircraft will be deployed on international services to
Japan and will for the very first time connect Nepal to Europe
with direct flights.
The two class, A330-200 will be deployed on
routes to Europe and North Asia and will play an instrumental role
in developing Nepal’s tourism industry especially around to
country’s ‘Visit Nepal 2011’ tourism campaign to attract foreign
“Nepal is well known for offering a wide range
of leisure, cultural and outdoor pursuits with plenty to explore.
We have seen tremendous growth in tourism over recent years and we
want to capitalise on the A330s unique performance and range to
offer direct services to our key long haul markets and to develop
new ones thanks to the efficiency of the A320,” said Sugat Ratna
Kansakar, Executive Chairman of Nepal Airlines.
dual class A320, will be deployed on regional routes and operate
as far as the Middle East as well as in South East Asia.
John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer,
Customers, said, “The A330 and A320 will open Nepal’s
doors to the World. Aviation is a lifeline and a key
economic driver to the long-term prosperity to a land
locked mountainous country like Nepal. The A330 and A320
are the best and most eco-efficient aircraft for the
job, and we are delighted to be embarking on a new
Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) was incorporated on 1 July 1958
through enactment of Nepal Airlines Corporation Act. 2019. The
airline currently flies to 10 international destinations and 30
domestic locations in the heart of the Himalayas.
family includes the A318, A319, A320 and A321.
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