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NAC flight departs for Narita carrying Japanese tourists

NAC flight departs for Narita carrying Japanese tourists


Kathmandu, April 10

A Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) flight departed for Narita, Japan right this moment carrying round 200 Japanese vacationers who had been stranded in Nepal.

The NAC plane was chartered by the Japanese Embassy in Kathmandu.

After the lockdown that is the second repatriation flight performed by the nationwide flag provider.

NAC had commenced its common business flight to Narita on March 2. However, as a result of coronavirus pandemic that has unfold globally the flights had been halted.

As per Archana Khadka, spokesperson for NAC, the nationwide flag provider has been receiving requests for such repatriation and cargo flights through the lockdown.

Similarly, Titan Airways, a constitution airline firm of the United Kingdom, performed its second flight right this moment taking 248 passengers to London. Along with British nationals, there have been residents from the United States, Poland and Portugal on board the chartered flight.

According to British Ambassador to Nepal Nicola Pollitt, those that have registered however couldn’t get seats on the flight right this moment can be repatriated subsequent week. However, she didn’t point out the date when the flight can be organized.

She has additional talked about that the third flight would be the final repatriation flight from Nepal.

The embassy has additionally requested British nationals who’ve been stranded in Nepal to be in Kathmandu no later than April 15. Although the embassy had earlier been arranging transportation for British nationals to return to Kathmandu from different areas of the nation, it issued a discover on Thursday requesting them to be in Kathmandu on their very own no later than April 15. “If you’re exterior of Kathmandu, we will now not present transport again to Kathmandu.

But we will ship you a letter which will provide help to make preparations,” reads the discover.

There are nonetheless numerous British nationals caught exterior the valley, largely in Pokhara.

Meanwhile, a Korean Air flight departed for Seoul right this moment carrying 300 Korean vacationers stranded in Nepal.

As per Nepal Tourism Board, round three,000 vacationers have been repatriated so removed from Nepal.

A model of this text seems in e-paper on April 11, 2020 of The Himalayan Times.

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