Nepal Airlines signs ULD management deal with Unilode

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Nepal’s flag carrier, Nepal Airlines has signed a deal with Unilode Aviation Solutions to supply and manage unit load devices for the next five years.

Unilode will supply pallets and new lightweight containers for Nepal Airlines’ two Airbus A330-200s, which are being added to the fleet to serve its growing international network.

Nepal Airlines chief executive officer, Sugat Ratna Kansakar says: “Nepal Airlines launched a tender to meet the needs for ULD supply and management for our widebody aircraft and have decided to work with the experts in the field as our partnership with Unilode will provide us with immediate cost savings and guaranteed asset availability from day one of our operation. We are excited to expand our fleet with the two new A330-200 aircraft and look forward to our partnership with Unilode.”

Unilode CEO, Benoit Dumont says: “As Unilode intensifies its business development efforts in Asia, we are pleased to add Nepal Airlines to our growing network in the region which will further increase ULD pooling synergies and improve asset utilisation.

“We are committed to support the fleet growth and network expansion of our customers and add more assets as needed to our ULD fleet and welcome Nepal Airlines to our ever-growing customer base.”