Nepalayatimes/Flight Pressure at Nepalgunj Airport
By Yamkala Bhushal
Nepalgunj – Nepalgunj Airport has faced flight pressure. Civil Aviation Authority (CAAN) office, Nepalgunj has informed that the airport is operating more than 40 flights a day from Kathmandu and to the districts of the hilly area.
Why this is happening? In the question of Nepalayatimes, Prem Nath Thakur, chief of CAAN Nepalgunj, said that the increase in the flights was due to the closure of the Dhangadhi Airport and the arrival of the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage season.
“Unsettled to the increased flights and limited human resources, we are facing problem in managing flights,” he said.
The Nepalgunj Airport has been facing flight pressure in recent days because recent days the pilgrimages have been increasing to Kailash Mansarovar, the famous Shiva shrine in Tibet, China, and the Dhangadhi Airport has closed for upgrading. Nepalgunj Airport has an extra pressure of 10 regular flights have been operating o Kathmandu after the closure of the Dhangadhi Airport.
Buddha Air is operating four flights, Shree Air, Yeti Air, and Nepal Airlines are also operating daily three flights, two flights, and one flight respectively in the Nepalgunj-Kathmandu route.
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