The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has published the schedule for international flights for July. As per the schedule, there will be 21 international flights conducted in July.
CAAN has informed that the schedule was prepared based on the permission given by the Council of Ministers. The authority has scheduled regular international flights for India, Qatar, UAE, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Japan, China and South Korea. However, no airline company from China and South Korea has sought flight permission.
CAAN has tried to provide an equal number of flights for Nepali airlines and the airline companies of the respective foreign destinations.
For destinations where Nepali airline companies do not have any scheduled flights, the airline companies of those respective nations will conduct flights. The countries where Nepali airline companies do not fly to are South Korea, Turkey, Oman and Kuwait.
Nepal Airlines Corporation has received permission to conduct flights to New Delhi in India; Doha in Qatar; Dubai in the United Arab Emirates; Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia; and Narita in Japan. Meanwhile, Himalaya Airlines has received permission to fly to Dammam in Saudi Arabia; Dubai in UAE; and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
The foreign airlines that have received permission to conduct flights from Nepal are Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, SalamAir, Air India, Fly Dubai, Jazeera Airways, and Malindo Air.