Domestic airline operators submit SOP to Civil Aviation Authority for approval
KATHMANDU, JUNE 10
Domestic airline operators have submitted Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) for flight resumption after the lockdown.
As the federal government is making ready to renew home flights quickly, the CAAN had requested the non-public airways firms to arrange their very own SOPs to stop the unfold of COVID-19. Based on the route, home airline firms have submitted their SOPs to the CAAN for approval immediately.
“CAAN is making ready to renew the flights, so we had been requested to arrange SOP to stop unfold of COVID-19 and for the safety of airways crew, floor workers and passengers from an infection of such illness,” mentioned Yog Raj Kandel, spokesperson for Airline Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN).
All the mounted wing and chopper operators are in prepared place to renew flights, he added.
Recently CAAN had issued ‘Guidance to Airlines, Airports and Ground Services for Operations throughout COVID-19’.
“Following the steerage of CAAN and the World Health Organisation, we’ve ready our SOP. After we get the approval, we are going to go for flight resumption,” he mentioned.
The SOP has been submitted to Raju Shrestha, chief of flight security customary division of CAAN, throughout a gathering held immediately.
The authorities has suspended all home and worldwide flights until June 14.
After that, the CAAN is making ready to renew home flights and progressively worldwide flights on precedence foundation.
Tribhuvan International Airport and different home airports have been renovated with marking for social distancing and different amenities have been organized to keep up hygiene.
Ministry of Culture Tourism and Civil Aviation has additionally submitted a proposal to the Cabinet for home flight resumption. Along with this, airline operators have been making mandatory inner preparations — from staffers to flight schedules.