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Roof of the world: views of Everest from new China-Nepal flight

The summit of Mount Everest engulfed in clouds.
The summit of Mount Everest engulfed in clouds. Image by ilker ender / CC BY 2.0

From April, new daily flights between Kathmandu and Chengdu in China will pass close to Mount Everest (known in China as Mount Qomolangma), offering grandstand views of the world’s tallest mountain. The flights will be operated by Sichuan Airlines, responding to growing demand from Chinese tourists visiting Nepal. Read more: economictimes.indiatimes.com