Chaos, baggage delay add to passengers' woes at Nepal airport

 Nepalese passengers and rescue workers from around the world continued to face difficulties here on Friday with inordinate delays in baggage reclamation compounding the problems at the airport, which has practically become a shelter for the needy and foreign backpackers.

Nepal refuses unscheduled relief flights from India

Nepal has stopped allowing unscheduled relief flights by Indian commercial airlines as the huge amount of relief and rescue material is causing clogging of the Tribhuvan International Airport, officials said on Thursday.

Nepal scrambles to organise quake relief, many flee capital

Nepalese officials scrambled on Monday to get aid from the main airport to people left homeless and hungry by a devastating earthquake two days earlier, while thousands tired of waiting fled the capital Kathmandu for the surrounding plains.

Nepal earthquake: Air services to Kathmandu return to normal

Air services to quake-devastated Nepalese capital Kathmandu from India returned to normal on Monday but shortage of parking bays at the airport was preventing the carriers to operate more flights to evacuate stranded people.

Pakistan sends two planes with relief goods, field hospital to Nepal

Pakistan on Sunday sent two planes with relief goods, a field hospital and several paramedics and rescue workers to earthquake-hit Nepal.

IAF plane airlifts bodies of Indians killed in Nepal accident

A special Indian Air Force aircraft on Thursday airlifted the bodies of the 17 Gujarati pilgrims killed in a bus accident in central Nepal.

Thai aircraft hit by bird at Kathmandu airport

A Thai Airways plane coming from Bangkok on Sunday suffered a minor damage after it was hit by a bird while landing at Nepal's international airport here.

Nepal's only international airport reopens after runway cleared

Kathmandu: Flights today resumed from Nepal's only international airport here as it reopened four days after a Turkish jet skidded off its runway and was removed successfully with the help of Indian Air Force technicians leaving nearly 50,000 travellers stranded.

International flight operations resume at Kathmandu airport

International flights on Saturday resumed from Nepal's only international airport here after a Turkish jet which was blocking the runway following a crash landing on Wednesday morning, was removed successfully with the help of Indian Air Force technicians.

Kathmandu airport likely to reopen Saturday

 Nepal`s Tribhuvan International Airport which was closed down on Wednesday due to an aircraft skidding off the runway is likely to open after 10.00 a.m. Saturday, said an official statement on Friday.

Indian aid arrives to remove Turkish jet from Kathmandu airport

 An Indian Air Force C-130J Super Hercules transport plane carrying an aircraft removal kit landed in Kathmandu`s Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Thursday to help remove a Turkish Airlines Airbus A-330 that skidded off the runway on Wednesday.

Turkish Airlines plane skids off Nepal runway, airport closed
Turkish Airlines plane skids off Nepal runway, airport closed

All 224 passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight had a narrow escape when their Airbus A330 aircraft skidded off the runway at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) here early on Wednesday morning. The terminal, Nepal`s only international airport, was ordered shut till 5 pm on Wednesday leading to cancellation or delays in at least 10 international flights, authorities said.

Bangla plane catches fire at Nepal airport, passengers safe

The aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines caught fire during landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). The fire was immediately controlled while all the passengers on board were rescued safely.

Eight Indians held with gold in Nepal in a week

The arrest of Indians involved in smuggled gold in Nepal has increased in recent times with the police arresting at least eight of them from Kathmandu`s Tribhuvan International Airport within a week.

IndiGo plane catches fire in Kathmandu, passengers safe

The rear landing gear of an IndiGo Airlines aircraft caught fire after landing at Kathmandu`s Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Saturday afternoon, airport officials said, adding all the passengers on board were evacuated safely.

SpiceJet to pay Rs 22K to handicapped man

SpiceJet has been directed by a consumer forum here to pay a compensation of Rs 22,000 to a visually-challenged man for over a four-hour delay of his flight.

Gaurav Shumsher Rana is Nepal’s new Army chief

Lt Gen Gaurav Shumsher Rana has done his graduation in military affairs from The Lawrance School- Sanawar in Himachal Pradesh.

Nepal probes airport fire that halted flights

Nepal instituted a high-level committee to probe a fire breakout that brought the country`s only international airport to a halt for hours.