My Republica

Hemant Arjyal



Perennial disorder

May 26, 2018 00:15 AM

Situation in TIA is much worse. Domestic apron is managed by airlines themselves, like disorderly bus park.

Spheres for course correction

May 12, 2018 00:18 AM

With his Indian counterpart, Nepali PM should take up the issue of additional checks by Indian security officers at TIA. No such arrangement exists anywhere in the world.

It’s logistics, stupid

April 28, 2018 00:11 AM

Most likely Bhairahawa airport will be ready first, but we won’t be able to run it effectively unless Indian side grants us more entry and exit points.

Wild goose chase?

April 14, 2018 00:22 AM

It is beyond belief that a B777 flying to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur should go missing so close to landmass.

Off-the-cuff solution

March 31, 2018 01:04 AM

It is captain’s responsibility to ensure that passengers are landed safely but ATC is also responsible.

The void in the middle

March 17, 2018 01:18 AM

B757 was popular because of the combination of brute takeoff power topped by versatility and economics of operation with sleek architecture.

Nepal saga of Bell-47

March 3, 2018 01:00 AM

Whoever flew Bell-47 to and from remote locations did so with nothing more than a basic compass and a map, without weather forecasts

A heartless body #989

February 17, 2018 00:02 AM

NA management is like a body without heart that maintains a layback attitude, passengers be damned.

The flying salesman

February 3, 2018 00:59 AM

His record will remain unbeaten as no one will possibly ever last that long in the job.

The Dubai debacle

December 2, 2017 00:21 AM

New Chinese markets provide the strongest hope for the continuation of A380 program.

Ferry tales

November 18, 2017 00:45 AM

Ferry, in aviation parlance, is a task of delivering an aircraft to a designated location. A new aircraft on its first ferry might mostly carry spares/tools and a few personnel trained for its upkeep. On a day-to-day basis, such flights can be nothing more than “repositioning” of an aircraft due to schedule or maintenance related requirements.

Kathmandu rendezvous

November 4, 2017 00:18 AM

What is the point of spending tons of money on BBC and CNN tv ads when the ground reality is so pathetic?

Superjumbo next!

October 7, 2017 00:15 AM

What would happen in the unlikely event of Nepal Airlines acquiring Superjumbo in its next order?

With or without Nijgarh

September 16, 2017 00:12 AM

The new RNP approach has debunked the hype about the danger of using Kathmandu’s ‘only approach’.

O’Leary’s buses

September 2, 2017 00:59 AM

Every time Michael O’Leary makes headline Ryan’s website hits spike up, netting in more sales.

Our own Bransons

August 19, 2017 00:22 AM

He was caught climbing down the window of a girl’s dormitory one night. She was no other than his headmaster’s daughter

Our own Bransons

August 18, 2017 20:22 PM

He was caught climbing down the window of a girl’s dormitory one night. She was no other than his headmaster’s daughter

No for ‘neo’

July 29, 2017 00:20 AM

On A380, Airbus and Emirates are stuck together. Having heavily committed Emirates is more struck

Accident of birth

July 15, 2017 01:01 AM

The landing of DC-3 at Simra in 1946 was baffling as Nepal apparently had an operational strip even as it owned no aircraft

Aye aye, captain

July 1, 2017 00:25 AM

Will international civil aviation regulators check if their methods need adjustments during their next audit of Nepali aviation?