October 1 – Nepal and the Australia signed a revised Air Service Agreement in Canada on Saturday.
Suresh Acharya, Secretary of Nepal’s Ministry for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA and Jim Holf, Executive Director of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport, Urban and Regional, Australia signed the deal on the sidelines of the 40th session of the International Civil Aviation Organization Assembly being held in Montreal, Canada.
As per the new agreement, both countries can run a total of 7 direct flights to each others’ land a week.
“This way seven direct flights per week can be added every year till 2020 on reciprocal basis,” Suresh Acharya, joint secretary at MoCTCA, told, adding “even if any of the countries need more flights after 2020, similar revision can be made upon the Air Service Agreement. “
Nepal and the Australia had signed the Air Service Agreement first time.