There are more domestic airports than domestic aircraft in Nepal

Kathmandu, July 5

The latest government data show the number of domestic airports in Nepal is higher than the number of aeroplanes in operation in the domestic aviation sector in the country.

There are 53 airports in the country, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal. Only 33 of them are in operation, but that is a different story.

Meanwhile, the number of aeroplanes in operation has been restricted to just 52, which is one less than the number of domestic airports including nominal ones.

So, which airline company does own how many aeroplanes? Here is the detail.

SN Company Big aircraft (ATR 42/72, CRJ 200/700, BHC8Q 400) Small aircraft (DAC-6, LET410, J41, DO228) Total
1 Buddha Air 14 2 16
2 Shree Airlines 8 8
3 Yeti Airlines 5 5
4 Saurya Airlines 3 3
5 Summit Air 4 4
6 Tara Air 3 3
7 Sita Air 4 4
8 Guna Airlines 7 7
9 Nepal Airlines Corporation 2 2
Total 30 22 52

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