Kathmandu:The national flag carrier- Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC)- and the Himalaya Airlines continue chartered flights to bring home Nepali citizens left stranded in several countries due to COVId-19 crisis.
The NAC is making three flights to Doha of Qatar, Riyadh of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Flights towards Doha and Riyadh have already taken off while the flight for Bahrain has been scheduled for 9:00 pm, the NAC officials said.
As said by Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) General Manager Devendra KC, the NAC flights would pick up 246 people from Riyadh and 149 including three children from Doha to bring them back to home.
On Saturday, the national flag carrier made three international flights for specific purpose. It has already made public rescue flights schedule from June 15 to 30.
Similarly, the Himalaya Airlines will be bringing 153 Nepalis from Abu Dhabi. The Airlines is scheduled to operate chartered flights for nine destinations for the next four straight days.
On Saturday it reported 16 chartered flights in a single day. The flights are for picking up Nepalis from abroad amidst the crisis.
According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, Nepal Airlines has 15 flights a week a…