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Turning grief into hope

On 24 August 2010, an Agni Air flight bound for Lukla was returning to Kathmandu in poor weather with a technical malfunction. It crashed 30km south of Kathmandu in the town of Bastipur in Makwanpur district. Fourteen people on board were killed, ... Nepali Times, 3 weeks ago

No highway to heaven, but it's pretty ...

London - It won't quite be a highway to heaven, but it will get pretty close. For the first hard-surface road to Lukla also known as the gateway to Mount Everest is set to be built, the Nepalese government has announced. The 60-mile highway ...
 IOL1 month ago A new highway... up to Everest: First tarmac road to town known as gateway to the mountain set to be built  Capital Bay1 month ago Everest route to get first asphalt road  AOL UK1 month ago Nepal to build first road to Everest region  Hindu Business Line1 month ago

Flights halted from/to Lukla Airport

SOLUKHUMBU: A large number of tourists have been stranded at Tenzing Hillary Airport, Lukla, after the flights were cancelled for five days due to bad weather. Airlines operating their flights to the district said that no flights were operated for five days ...
 Himalayan times3 weeks ago Flight to Solu disrupted  Nepalnews.com3 weeks ago

Bad weather forces carriers to cancel one-third of flights

KATHMANDU, SEP 17 - Domestic carriers were forced to cancel one-third of their scheduled flights last year because of heavy rain, high winds or blinding fog, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation said. Airlines cancelled ...
 Kathmandu Post7 hours ago

Weak can be heroes

It takes a certain breed to go trekking in the Himalayas. A breed called "tourist". I'VE ALWAYS felt there's something heroic about the words "trekking in Nepal" and when my three-year-old daughter said "Daddy's going to climb a mountain" I could ...
 Lithgow Mercury1 day ago

Weak can be heroes

exit I'VE ALWAYS felt there's something heroic about the words "trekking in Nepal" and when my three-year-old daughter said "Daddy's going to climb a mountain" I could almost feel the stubble growing on my chin, the wind ruffling my hair, my ...
 Gloucester Advocate1 day ago

Ten travel experiences that will change your life

There are holidays that help you relax and unwind, then there are travel experiences that change your entire outlook on life. Here, some of our most well-travelled writers name the experiences that changed their lives - and could change yours, ... days ago

Fall 2014: Lhotse South Face, Makalu SE Ridge, Shishapangma

(By ) It's time for a Korean attempt on mystifying South Face of Lhotse, a British Military tri-services team on Makalu's challenging SE Ridge, and several expeditions to favorite post-Monsoon mountains - Manaslu and Cho Oyu. Carlos Soria will make ...
 ExplorersWeb2 weeks ago

Fasten your seatbelts the world's most dangerous airports

Airports with unique topographies, difficult runways and unusual approaches make take-off and landing operations extremely hazardous. picks the airports with the world's most dangerous landing and take off conditions. ...
 Airport Technology3 weeks ago

Photos of the Day: Jet Engine Boot Camp Simulates Abusive Flight Conditions

Crews at GE Aviation's jet engine boot camp in Peebles, Ohio, feed some 800 gallons of water every minute into the maw of a GEnx engine during a water ingestion test.The test is just one of many trials jet engines must endure to win an FAA ...
 Product Design and Development4 weeks ago Inside Look at the World's Most Advanced Jet Engine Test Facility  World Industrial Reporter1 month ago
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