Unpleasant Weather Affects Air Travel In Nepal

Mar 28, Kathmandu- Air flights in Nepal have been generally affected due to adverse fluctuations in weather.

According to Tribhuvan International Airport, both domestic and international flights have been affected due to poor visibility. Airport spokesperson Subas Jha said some international flights were affected due to poor visibility.

According to him, the plane of Air China has been 'diverted' while other planes have been held in the sky. The aircraft of Sichuan Airlines is on hold till now. The visibility of the airport is poor due to bad weather. Visibility was only 1,600 meters an hour ago, but now it is 2,500 meters.

"International flights that were on hold have started to land", spokesman Jha said. There are no domestic flights at Pokhara International Airport. There are regular flights at the airport in the Terai region. At Tribhuvan International Airport, 30 airlines, including three Nepalese, are operating international flights. Domestically, 20 air service providers including 12 helicopter companies are providing flight services.