Kathmandu: Nepal’s national flag carrier Nepal Airlines is now ready to fly its aircraft to Osaka of Japan with effect from August 29, 2019.
Informing about the flight to Osaka at a press meet held in Kathmandu, Nepal Airlines Corporation Chairperson Madan Kharel said that all preparations have been completed for the first aircraft take-off to Osaka.
Nepal Airlines is flying its aircraft across the Japanese air space after a decade long interval. The aircraft will carry 150 passengers on board at the same ticket rate which was declared earlier, said Kharel.
Three flights a week will be operated from Kathmandu to Tokyo. The flights will be operated on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The air distance between Kathmandu and Osaka is seven hours. The aircraft flying at 2:30 a.m from Kathmandu will be reaching Osaka at 11:55 a.m.
There is no direct flight to Japan from Nepal. Malaysian Air, Dragon Air, and Korean Air have been flying to Japan by making transits on the way.
Food and vegetable shops have started opening till 11 am and the traffic has also started …