Nepal | July 13, 2020

Plane refuelling service in Bhadrapur

Himalayan News Service
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Jhapa, August 18

Bhadrapur Airport in Jhapa, which has been conducting internal flights in the country, started providing refuelling services to aircraft from yesterday.

Nepal Oil Corporation Executive Director Gopal Bahadur Khadka formally inaugurated the service amidst a function yesterday.

Aircraft service providing companies, that conduct flights to the district, have expressed relief over the launch of this service as they otherwise had to manage the necessary fuel from the capital.

Speaking at the programme, Executive Director Khadka pledged that the NOC was committed to provide fuel to all people across the nation.

Bhadrapur Airport Assistant Manager Gopal Prasad Ghimire expressed happiness saying that the airport, which was established five decades ago, succeeded in distributing fuel for the first time.

A total of nine airlines including Buddha, Yeti, Saurya, and Nepal Airlines conduct flights to Bhadrapur from the capital daily.

Bhadrapur Airport Chief Purna Prasad Chudal, Petroleum Dealers’ Association Chairman Birendra Pradhan, and Budhha Air Managing Director Birendra Bahadur Basnet, among others, were present at the function in Jhapa.


A version of this article appears in print on August 19, 2016 of The Himalayan Times.


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