As the vibrant festival of Dashain approaches, marking a time for family reunions and celebrations, the issue of exorbitant airfares for domestic travel emerges as a pressing concern. The recent surge in airfares for flights between Kathmandu and Dhangadhi has created significant distress among passengers who aspire to return home and partake in the festivities.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The recent hike in airfares for flights between Kathmandu and Dhangadhi has left passengers who plan to return home for the festival season facing difficulties.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Airline companies have hiked the airfare by up to Rs 1,020 per travel citing recent increase in prices of petroleum products.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Airline companies have hiked their airfares by up to Rs 445 per travel, to be effective from Wednesday, citing the recent hike in fuel prices.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Airline companies have hiked the airfares by up to Rs 220 per travel in the aftermath of the recent increase in fuel prices.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has set airfares to operate air services in the hill districts of the far-west. The corporation has fixed the fare for air services after the road was blocked in the hill districts due to rains.

Airfares decreased

September 18, 2016 21:09 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Private sector domestic airline companies have decided to reduce airfares. Passengers can fly on decreased rate from Tuesday (September 20).