Airfare of domestic flights reduced

Published On: July 4, 2023 05:15 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 4: Airfares of domestic flights have decreased following the reduction in the price of aviation fuel by Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC). According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the airfare has been reduced from a minimum of Rs 60 to a maximum of Rs 750 for domestic flights on the basis of the route. The revised airfare rates are effective from Tuesday.

On Monday, NOC reduced the price of aviation fuel by Rs 14 per liter. The price of aviation fuel, which was Rs 150 per liter, has now been set at Rs 136 per liter (reduced by 9.3 percent).

According to CAAN, the new airfare for the country’s long route (100.9 minutes) from Biratnagar to Nepalgunj has been reduced by Rs 750 to Rs 7,305 per ticket.

The airfare of the farthest route (89.09 minutes) from Kathmandu to Dhangadhi has been decreased by Rs 615 to Rs 6,010.

For the Kathmandu-mountain flights, the fare has been decreased by Rs 485, Kathmandu-Bhadrapur by Rs 420, Kathmandu-Biratnagar by Rs 335, Kathmandu-Janakpur by 180, Kathmandu-Bharatpur by Rs 150, Kathmandu-Pokhara by Rs 225, Kathmandu-Bhairawa by Rs 285, Kathmandu-Nepalgunj by RS 455, Kathmandu-Tumlingtar by Rs 2,609 and Kathmandu-Simara by Rs 125.

According to CAAN, the price of fuel has been set at the rate of Rs 51.68 per seat per minute towards the STOL routes and Rs 72.34 per seat per minute for the trunk routes.


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