Kathmandu, Nov. 30 -- Nepal and Cambodia on Thursday signed the first bilateral air service agreement (ASA), allowing 14 weekly flights in either direction.

The ASA will allow the airlines of both countries to launch commercial flights.

It was signed by Nepal's Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari and Mao Havanall, Minister in charge of the Secretariat of Civil Aviation of Cambodia, amidst a


The agreement will allow both countries to operate 14 weekly flights, said Suresh Acharya, joint secretary at the ministry. "There will be no restriction on cargo flights."

The agreement also makes provision for code-sharing, including third-country code share, where airlines of both countries can partner with other airlines to facilitat...