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Plane crash deals major blow to tourism industry: TAAN

2023 Jan 16, 17:38, Kathmandu
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Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) has said the plane crash in Pokhara on Sunday is a powerful blow to Nepal’s aviation and tourism sectors.

Issuing a press statement today, TAAN general secretary Binod Sapkota said the crash caused an irreparable loss to the domestic tourism industry that was trying to revive from the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) also expressed grief and stated it is saddened by the deaths in the crash.

The NAC in a statement today offered its heartfelt condolences to those killed in the tragedy while wishing the families may have the patience and strength to endure the incident. It has termed the crash as the saddest one in the history of Nepal's aviation.

The Hotel Association Nepal (HAN) has expressed its sorrow over the crash. "The Association and all other organizations under it are saddened by the incident. In this time of sorrow, we offer our condolences to all passengers and crew members killed in the tragedy, and to the bereaved families," in a statement issued by the HAN.


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