Tara Air plane with 23 people on board ‘crashes in Rupse of Myagdi’

A Tara Twin-Otter plane with 23 people, including three crew members and two children, on board, reportedly crashed in Myagdi district in western Nepal on Wednesday morning. SSP Mahendra Pokharel of Pokhara-based Gandaki Zonal Police Office said that the suspected crash site lies in Rupse Chhahari of Dana VDC in Myagdi district. The small aircraft

Qatar Airways among most powerful brands

Feb, Qatar Airways has been ranked as one of the world’s most valuable brands for the first time, becoming the only Qatari company to be represented in the 2016 top 500 global brand ranking. Brand Finance, a world-leading independent brand valuation consultancy, listed Qatar Airways as one of the most powerful global brands in the

Yeti Airlines,Tara Air achieve int’l safety standard

February, Yeti Airlines and Tara Air have achieved the International Air Transport Association (IATA)’s ISSA (IATA Standard Safety Assessment) Programme standard. The basic safety audit programme was successfully conducted by ICF International in which the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal was an observer. ISSA is a global aviation safety standard programme established by IATA and

Air safety clean chit a far cry for Nepal: ICAO

Kathmandu, January 30 Senior experts of the International Civil Aviation Organisation have warned the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal not to conduct the United Nations Aviation Agency’s final audit in haste, saying that the country’s aviation sector was unlikely to get air safety clean chit any time soon. Experts’ warning comes at a time when

Airbus tops Boeing in jet orders, but both face China risk

PARIS: Airbus overcame technical toilet troubles and engine delays to win hundreds more plane orders in 2015 than rival Boeing, but a bigger problem may cloud this year for both companies: China’s economic slowdown. Airbus SA and Boeing Co. are battling to win market share in China, forecast to become the world’s biggest air travel

Peace, stability India’s only concern in Nepal: Rae

Ambassador of India to Nepal Ranjit Rae today said India’s only concern in Nepal was to see peace and stability restored in the country. Addressing an interaction on ‘Nepal India friendly relations and present context’ by Nepal-India Women Friendship Society here today, Ambassador Rae said he was surprised that a big Nepali leader said that