TIA to remain shut for two and half hours on Saturday and Sunday

Xi Jinping in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The authorities at the Tribhuvan International Airport have issued a Notice to airmen to postpone their commercial flights between 2:55 pm to 5:25 pm on Saturday and 11:20 am to 1:50 pm on Sunday in view of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Nepal.

Xi is scheduled to arrive at 4:30 pm today afternoon for a two-day official state visit.

He will return to Beijing at 1:00 pm tomorrow.

According to the TIA, The airport will remain open for 24 hours to adjust the affected international flights while the operation schedule of the domestic flights have been adjusted before and after the arrival and departure of the VVIP.