2nd wide-body aircraft of NAC arrives

KATHMANDU: The second wide-body aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation has landed at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu today.

The Airbus aircraft (A330-200) was built in Toulouse of France. It arrived here following a nine-hour flight from Toulouse carrying NAC General Manager Sugat Ratna Kansakar and Captain Srawan Rijal, among others.

The aircraft named Makalu was welcomed with a water canon salute. Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Krishna Prasad Devkota and other high-ranking officials of NAC were present on the occasion.