Nepal Airlines requests policy requiring civil servants to travel with Nepal Airlines

    Nepal Airlines executive chairman Madan Kharel reported the airline requested Nepal‘s Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation introduce a policy requiring all civil servants to utilise Nepal Airlines when travelling internationally for work to a destination served by the flag carrier (The Himalayan Times, 12-Dec-2018). Mr Kharel said the proposed requirement would help Nepal Airlines “increase its market share in the international flight segment” and improve load factors on international services.