Nepal-Australia sign air service agreement

Kathmandu, October 1

Nepal and Australia have signed an air service agreement in Canada on Monday. The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the 40th session of the International Civil Aviation Organisation Assembly being held in Montreal.

Suresh Acharya, Secretary at Nepal’s Ministry for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) and Jim Holf, Executive Director of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport, Urban and Regional, Australia signed the deal. As per the new agreement, airlines from both countries get to conduct seven flights a week. Australia is the 40th country to sign an air service agreement with Nepal.

Nepali Airlines can now fly to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Similarly, Australian airlines can fly seven flights a week to Kathmandu.