Buddha Air has sold its last two- 25-year-old Beechcraft ‘B 1900 D’ aircraft with 19 seat configurations to a Canadian company. Mangesh Thapa, Technical Director, Buddha Air said: “The rising maintenance costs were behind the decision to sell the aircraft but added the planes had been well maintained over the years and remained airworthy.” The aircraft will be taken to Canada in two weeks. The B1900D aircraft made its first flight in September 1997 and has flown the 75,000 times, the airline said. Buddha Air operates three ATR42-300s and eleven ATR72-500s to 13 destinations in Nepal and Varanasi in India. The airline also planned

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