BUSINESS BRIEFS: Etihad sets new record for busiest day
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Etihad Airways set a record on Saturday for carrying largest number of passengers. According to a statement issued by the company, Etihad carried 33,802 passengers on Saturday beating the previous record of 33,766 set on July 14, 2012. Etihad Airways capped an impressive festive holiday season with Thursday and Friday recorded as two of the busiest ever days, the statement adds.
"It has been a busy start to 2013 for Etihad Airways and it is highly satisfying to beat our previous record for passengers carried in a single day," the statement quoted James Hogan, president and CEO of the airlines, as saying.
Yamaha launches ´Happy Win Year´ campaign
KATHMANDU: Morang Auto Works (MAW) - the sole distributor of Yamaha motorbikes for Nepal - has launched a new campaign called ´Happy Win Year´. "Schemes ranging from scratch cards to lucky draws are launched on every occasion, but this year Yamaha has come up with a very unique offer in the market, and ´Happy Win Year´ is all about winning," says a statement issued by the company.
Yamaha is offering huge cash discounts on various models of Yamaha motorcycles, including YBR110, YBR125, SS125, SZR, FZS, ENTICER and LYM 110. The cash discount goes up to Rs 13,000, says the statement.
Sanima Bank opens branch in Baneshor, Teku
KATHMANDU: Sanima Bank has opened new branch offices in New Baneshwor and Teku, respectively, according to a statement issued by the bank. Jiba Lamichhane, chairman of the bank, together with Hari Bansha Acharya and Madan Krishna Shrestha, brand ambassadors of the bank, jointly inaugurated both the branches. With this expansion, Sanima now has 24 branch offices.