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CAAN bans NAC pilot on charge of mistreating air hostess

The Nepal Weekly
February 28, 2023

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has banned a pilot who is associated with the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) from the charge of mistreating an air hostess. The pilot on a flight (RA-416) of the NAC flying to Kathmandu from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia has been charged with mistreating one of its air hostesses. The incident took place on 28 July 2022.     

The CAAN acted on a complaint filed following the incident, said the CAAN Spokesperson Jagannath Niraula. “A complaint has been filed with the CAAN. We have asked the NAC to investigate the matter. We have banned the pilot until investigations conclude,” he said.     

Similarly, in relation to the incident, the CAAN has for the time being prevented all other crew members on the flight from flying, it has been informed. The name of the suspect will not be disclosed until investigations conclude, it said.