Air commute disrupted in India post US-Bangla air crash

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US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu yesterday has impacted the airline and its customers.

 Bangalore, March 13, 2018: Direct flights from Bangladesh to Kathmandu have been cancelled following the US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu, Nepal which killed 49 people.

Masud, executive of central reservation of US-Bangla Airlines, said that all flights to Kathmandu from Bangladesh have been cancelled. The airline has not received any updates from Kathmandu, which could take around 15 days.

There have been delays in Jet Airways flights from Bangalore to Kathmandu via Mumbai by 40 minutes. The Delhi-Kathmandu flight was delayed by 30 minutes.

However, some flights travelling from Bangalore to Kathmandu have not faced much trouble. Radheesh, associate from Indigo Airlines, said that the connecting flights from Bangalore to Kathmandu via Delhi have been on time without any delay or cancellation.

Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) said that a press conference is being held with regard to this incident.

Dirgha Raj Prasai, former MP of Nepal, stated this was a regrettable incident.

The frequency of flights from Bangladesh to Kathmandu is one per day which departs from Dhaka at 12.30 PM.



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