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Monday, April 29, 2013

Nepal, Airbus Sign Agreement for A320s

Nepal Airlines, national carrier for Nepal, signed memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Airbus for the purchase of two new A320s. Once finalized, the order will be valued at $180 million, according to current Airbus list prices. 
 
 
(Nepal Airlines A320. Photo, courtesy of Airbus.)
 
“For a landlocked nation, aviation really is our window to the world and the world’s window to us. Nepal offers explorers, trekkers and pleasure seekers a wide range of cultural, ecological and outdoor pursuits. Adding the A320 to our fleet, will help us to capitalize on tourism growth and to enhance our network using the most fuel efficient aircraft available,” said Madan Kharel, managing director at NAC.
 

Airbus did not announce a scheduled delivery date for Nepal's new A320s. 

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