The offering was made to Akash Bhairab, the Hindu god of sky protection, whose symbol is seen on the company's planes.Link
The airline said that after Sunday's ceremony the plane successfully completed a flight to Hong Kong.
"The snag in the plane has now been fixed and the aircraft has resumed its flights," senior airline official Raju KC was quoted as saying by Reuters.
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