Sunday, May 04, 2014

Kathmandu, Nepal: Three flights diverted

KATHMANDU: At least three international flights bound for Kathmandu had to divert to Lucknow and Dhaka on Sunday due to bad weather condition. 

An aircraft of Spice Jet, which was supposed to land at Tribhuvan International Airport at around 5:40pm, made a diversion to the Lucknow after it could not land in TIA due to heavy rain.

The aircraft was headed for Kathmandu from New Delhi. Also, a flight of United Airways, bound for Kathmandu from Dhaka, and another flight of China Eastern Airlines, headed for the Nepali capital from Guangzhou, had to divert to Dhaka due to bad weather. 

United Airways flight was supposed to land in Kathmandu at about 6:00pm, while China Eastern was supposed to arrive here at around 4:00pm. 

Nepal Airlines Corporation’s flights to Kuala Lumpur and Doha were cancelled due to bad weather.