Nepalese airlines can now operate to eight new destinations in China soon.
An agreement has been signed between China and Nepal to allow eight new destinations in China for Nepalese airlines.
The two sides signed a Memorandum of Understanding today, as per Nepalese embassy in Beijing.
“The two sides also agreed to raise the frequency of flights to 98 flights per week from each country. For flights operated by China-designated airlines, 21 out of the agreed number of frequencies will be reserved for Gautam Buddha International Airport and Pokhara Regional International Airport, and will come into effect once the above-mentioned airports come into operation,” the press release stated.
Also after the Nepalese airlines would be allowed to land at Gunsa airport in Tibet while circumnavigating Mt. Kailash for the mountain flights.
The Nepalese team was led by Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Suresh Acharya, while the Chinese side was led by Deputy Director General of Civil Aviation Administration of China, Bai Wenli.
Both the sides have also agreed to give continuity to aviation collaboration.