Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has decided to suspend its regular flights to Doha of Qatar for a time being beginning from today due to a fear of coronavirus infection. The coronavirus officially named as the Covid-19 now poses a global health threat.
According the NAC ”Decision follows the temporary ban of the entry of citizens from 14 countries including Nepal to Qatar by the Government of Qatar in its bid to minimise the coronavirus infection risk”.
The suspension of flight to Doha will remain into effect until a further decision.
The NAC has promised a total refund of ticket fees to those aspiring travelers to be affected by the flight suspension. Prior to this, the NAC was operating flights to Doha all seven days in a week.
Earlier, private airlineHimalaya Airlines had halted flights to Qatar’s Capital City.