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Wide-body aircraft successfully landed at GBIA

2022 Apr 29, 6:42, Bhairahawa
Gautam Buddha International Airport Photo: NepalNews

The wide-body A-330 aircraft has successfully completed the 'operational performance test flight' at Bhairahawa-based Gautam Buddha International Airport which serves as the country's second international airport.

The national flag carrier wide-body aircraft that had taken off from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) at 5.12 pm carrying 260 passengers including crew members had landed in Bhairahawa, Lumbini at 5.55 pm.

Also onboard in the aircraft were Tourism Minister Prem Bahadur Ale, Tourism Secretary Maheswor Neupane, CAAN Director-General Pradeep Adhikari, CAAN employees, tourism entrepreneurs, and media persons.

Making remarks after the successful landing of the aircraft, Tourism Secretary Neupane said it was a big achievement for the international airport to come into operation. 


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