The UAE and Nepal together have entered into a service agreement to operate up to 70 state-run carrier flights a week between the countries. With this agreement the designated airlines will be able to use code sharing system.
The deal will increase aviation links between two countries. Abu Dhabi based Etihad; the UAEs airline operates one flight on a daily basis to the capital Kathmandu while Dubai’s Emirates does not have a service to the South Asian country.
The deal also encourages the airlines to operate unlimited number of cargo flights with any kind of aircraft. After the deal the UAE committed to train its staff at Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.
On the occasion of signing the agreement in Nepal officials said that the agreement pursues an increasing number of Nepalese workers moving to UAE with the Arab Country becoming a center of attraction in Middle East.