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Chinese planes face hard landing at junkyard

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepal Airlines intends to sell its Chinese planes, which have become an albatross around its neck, for a scrapyard price, according to an insider. The six aircraft were purchased between 2014 and 2018 with grants and loans totaling Rs 6.66 billion. One of the planes later crashed. …

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Nepal Airlines recommended selling Chinese planes for scrap

Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), trading as Nepal Airlines (RA, Kathmandu), is asking NPR 220 million Nepalese rupees (USD1.65 million) for five Chinese-made aircraft that have sat idle at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport since mid- ​2020. According to The Kathmandu Post, an independent appraiser, US-based Aviation Asset Management Inc., arrived at …

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Nepal chooses plus size woman for Miss Universe

Nurse Jane Dipika Garret, 22, was named Miss Universe Nepal last weekend. She is the first candidate outside the “thin” standards to win the pageant in her country and one of the few to compete in Miss Universe, which will be held on November 18 in El Salvador. The new …

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Nepal Airlines buys three Twin Otters – Minister

Nepal Airlines issues RFP for three STOL aircraft 23.10.2023 – 05:48 UTC Nepal Airlines (RA, Kathmandu) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for three short take-off and landing (STOL) aircraft. The RFP, formally titled NAC-PURCHASE/01/STOL/80-8, was issued on October 22, 2023, and invites bids from STOL aircraft manufacturers wishing …

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The fund’s CEO denies claims of repayment of loans from Nepal Airlines

Nepal Airlines issues RFP for three STOL aircraft 23.10.2023 – 05:48 UTC Nepal Airlines (RA, Kathmandu) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for three short take-off and landing (STOL) aircraft. The RFP, formally titled NAC-PURCHASE/01/STOL/80-8, was issued on October 22, 2023, and invites bids from STOL aircraft manufacturers wishing …

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India rejects BYD’s $1 bln factory proposal -Economic Times

NEW DELHI, July 22 (Reuters) – India has rejected Chinese automaker BYD Co’s (002594.SZ) proposal to set up a $1 billion factory in India in partnership with Hyderabad-based Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Ltd, the Economic Times reported on Saturday. Reuters reported this month that BYD had submitted a $1 billion …

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