Although the government has agreed to restart scheduled flights to China, Qatar, and Turkey, in addition to the continuing flights to India, the flights are unlikely to resume in the next days.
While Tourism Minister Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal stated that the flights would restart on June 1 (tomorrow), the country’s aviation regulator, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, claims that the government has not officially informed the authority of the decision.
According to the authority’s spokesperson, Raj Kumar Chhetri, the authority will require at least one week to prepare for the flights once the decision is officially made.
Tara Nath Adhikari, the ministry’s spokesperson, also stated that the flights will not restart since the necessary preparations have not yet been made. “It will take at least a week,” Ad