Airline companies agree to operate the domestic flights regularly
KATHMANDU, June 22: The airlines companies have agreed to operate the domestic flights in a regular manner.
Earlier, the umbrella organization of private airline companies in Nepal, the Airlines Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN) has announced to halt the domestic air service from today in protest against the government's decision requiring them to operate from their base station.
The airlines companies agreed to operate the domestic flights on a regular basis following talks with the government last night.
The Tribhuvan International Airport Office stated that the domestic airlines have started their flights since the early morning today.
TIA Office spokesperson Tek Nath Sitaula said that the domestic airlines have been operating regular flights since this morning.
Further talks are being held today between the AOAN and the related government bodies regarding the demands put forth by the former.
The talks last night were held at the initiation of the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers. High officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) director general Pradip Adhikari and AOAN president Capt Rameshwor Thapa among other airline operators participated in the talks.