Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is bringing in Lufthansa Consulting as strategic partner to manage engineering, operations, finance and marketing for five years. NAC is augmenting its two Airbus 320s with two more widebody and 330s, and needs a partner to upgrade its management.
Budi Gandaki go-ahead
Before stepping down as Energy Minister Janardan Sharma finalised a deal with the China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC) to develop the Rs200 billion Budi Gandaki dam that will generate 1200 MW when completed in five years.
Qatar Airways operated three flights to airlift stranded passengers from Saudi Arabia to Doha via Muscat. An additional flight on Wednesday brought remaining passengers in Saudi Arabia to Doha via Kuwait. The airline is ensuring everyone is rerouted within 24 hours of flight cancellations in response to the Gulf crisis.
Huawei has been named the most profitable brand of 2017 in an annual Forbes World’s Most Valuable Brands list. Calued at $7.3 billion, the Chinese company is ranked 88th.
Cathay Dragon honoured its best performing passenger and cargo agents in Nepal recently. The airline operates direct A330 flights from Kathmandu to Hong Kong three times a week from May to August and five times a week from September to April.
Nabil Bank and the British Council are getting together to help students make easier payments for IELTS and other tests. Students can visit selected Nabil branches across Nepal for payment.