KATHMANDU – An international aircraft landed first time at Pokhara International Airport today since its operation on January 1, 2023.
A direct charted flight of the Sichuan Airlines from Chengdu Tianfu International Airport landed at airport at 9:06 am , according to TIA information officer Bishnu Adhikari.
The A-391 airbus of the Sichuan Airlines arrived Pokhara carrying a Nepali delegation led by National Assembly Chair Ganesh Prasad Timilsina from who returned home following the completion of China visit and Chinese athletes and tourists. The squad of Chinese athletes arrived in course of taking part in the Nepal-China Friendship Dragon Boat Festival to take place on coming Friday and Saturday at Fewa Lake.
Gandaki Province Chief Prithvi Man Gurung, Chief Minister Surendra Raj Pandey, Federal Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Sudan Kirati and Pokhara Metropolis mayor Dhanraj Acharya were there at airport to receive the passengers.
As airport said, it is yet to be updated about a probable next flight of the airlines for Pokhara.