Govt schedules 67 flights to repatriate Nepalis
Kathmandu, June 10
The authorities has scheduled a complete of 67 flights to repatriate Nepalis stranded in numerous nations.
A gathering held immediately on the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) has ready a schedule for repatriation flights ranging from tomorrow (June 11) to June 25.
Of the whole repatriation flights, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) will probably be conducting 24 flights, whereas Himalaya Airlines will probably be working 19 flights and different international airways will conduct 24 flights.
On Thursday, two flights from Kuwait will probably be coming to Kathmandu carrying Nepalis stranded there. As per Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), two plane of Jazeera Airways are scheduled to landing right here at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm, respectively.
NAC’s wide-body plane will repatriate passengers from Dhaka, Bangladesh, on June 14.
Likewise, on June 15, NAC’s wide-body plane will repatriate passengers from Maldives whereas its narrow-body plane will repatriate passengers from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. On the identical day, Himalaya Airlines will convey house passengers from Saudi Arabia on one flight whereas stranded Nepalis in Cambodia and Singapore will probably be repatriated on the second flight. On the identical day, two flights by international airways have been scheduled — one from Muscat, Oman and the opposite vacation spot is but to be determined.
On June 16, NAC will probably be repatriating passengers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar whereas one flight of Himalaya Airlines will repatriate Nepalis from Kuwait, and one other flight will convey passengers from Sri Lanka and Maldives.
NAC is repatriating passengers from Australia, Thailand and Bahrain, on June 17. The similar day, Himalaya Airlines will fly to Bangladesh and Qatar. Foreign airways will probably be conducting two repatriation flights — one from the United States and one other is but to be determined.
On June 18, NAC will fly to Saudi Arabia and UAE, whereas Himalaya Airlines will evacuate Nepalis from Malaysia and Oman. The nationwide flag provider will fly to Japan and Kuwait, whereas Himalaya Airlines will fly to Saudi Arabia and Nigeria on June 19.
On June 20, NAC will repatriate Nepali nationals from Cyprus, Malaysia and Qatar, Himalaya Airlines will repatriate passengers from UAE and Bangladesh. The international airways will conduct two flights that day, of which one will probably be from Europe.
Meanwhile on June 21, NAC will conduct repatriation flight from South Korea and Oman, whereas Himalaya Airlines will conduct flights from Kuwait and Malaysia. Repatriation flights from Australia and Thailand will probably be carried out on June 22 by NAC, whereas Himalaya Airlines will go to Pakistan and Qatar to convey again stranded Nepalis.
NAC will fly to Japan and Maldives, whereas Himalaya Airlines will fly to Uganda, on June 23. The nationwide flag provider has flights scheduled for Saudi Arabia and Kuwait on June 24.
Then on June 25, NAC will fly to the United States whereas Himalaya Airlines will convey again stranded Nepali residents from Cyprus and Israel.
Meanwhile, the vacation spot of 16 flights scheduled for international airways is but to be determined. The authorities has ready a listing of 24,148 Nepalis throughout 30 totally different locations that must be rescued urgently.
However, the ministry has acknowledged that the schedule could be revised primarily based on the variety of passengers. The authorities has inked an settlement with the airline corporations stating the chartered flights will probably be carried out with solely 85 per cent occupancy. Moreover, the passengers should have damaging report of both PCR or RDT take a look at earlier than reserving the flights.
According to the ministry, airline corporations must take the duty for ticketing in coordination with respective embassies. After they arrive at TIA, the passengers should observe the ready quarantine measures.