KATHMANDU: Nepal Airlines aircraft has been scheduled to depart for Macau tonight to rescue stranded Nepali migrant workers.

The national flag carrier aircraft will make a chartered rescue flight to Macau, the first-ever for NAC. The flight will bring home 145 Nepali migrant workers.

NAC spokesperson Karishma Shrestha shared that NAC's narrow body A-320 aircraft is flying to Macau to bring the Nepali workers since they lost their jobs due to COVID-19 pandemic.

The aircraft will take off for Macau at 11:35 pm tonight and will return at 10:50 am on Wednesday.