Grand Welcome For Nepal Airlines MA60!


Photo: eKantipur
Photo: eKantipur

Is it a wedding?? No, its the grand welcome for Nepal Airlines MA60!

The new Chinese aircraft MA60 was welcomed in Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport with a grand event! From panchaya baja to a priest on the runway, it looked like a wedding was about to take place. I Joke. With the MA60 joining the Nepal Airlines family, the national carrier can now start planning to fly to previous abandoned routes and future destinations. The aircraft which has been gifted by China is the first of two. The MA60 will by flying to Biratnagar, Bhadrapur, Dhangadhi and Bhairahawa from May 15 onwards.

The Nepal Airlines fleet is expecting five more aircrafts from China by September 2014.

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  1. The plane, which is manufactured by China’s Xi’an Aircraft Industry Co., has been cited in numerous safety incidents in the past five years, including the 2011 crash of a Merpati Airlines flight in Indonesia, which killed 21 people. So I believe we are in big trouble. Hope everything goes fine.

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