12-18 August 2016 #821

Honda BR-V in town

Syakar Trading Company recently unveiled Honda’s Bold Runabout Vehicle (BR-V). Nepal’s first seven-seater SUV boasts a 1.5L i-VTEC petrol engine, ground clearance of 210 mm, heat-absorbing windshield, CVT with paddle shifter and eco lamp. The vehicle comes in six colours, at a starting price of Rs 3.99 million.

Award night

Standard Chartered Nepal bagged the ‘Asia Best Employer Brand Awards 2016’ accolade last week. Earlier this year it had received Euromoney’s ‘Awards for Excellence 2016’, and Global Finance’s ‘Best Digital Bank Awards 2016’.

No. 1 for Qatar

Qatar Airways has been ranked world number one by AirHelp, an independent airline consumer rights organisation. The airline topped the survey of 50 global airlines and achieved a full score in the quality and service category.

Connecting cities

Turkish Airlines began roundtrip flights from Gaziantep Airport to Erbil in Iraq on 5 August. The flights will operate on Mondays and Fridays in both directions.