Domestic Airlines slashes airfare in Nepal

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One-way domestic airfares will go down by up to Rs 384 with effect from tomorrow, as the Airline Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN) has reduced fuel surcharge following reduction in price of aviation turbine fuel.

Nepal Oil Corporation, the sole supplier of petroleum products in the country, slashed the price of aviation fuel by Rs 10 per litre to Rs 99 on Saturday.

The AOAN, the umbrella body of domestic airlines, revises fuel surcharge on domestic air routes whenever the price of aviation fuel increases or decreases by Rs four per litre.

With the latest fall in aviation fuel price, the AOAN has also revised fuel surcharge for all the domestic routes. With this, one-way airfare on Kathmandu–Pokhara route, for instance, will go down by at least Rs 164. Similarly, airfare on Kathmandu-Biratnagar route will come down by at least Rs 231, while one-way air tickets for Kathmandu-Dhangadi will cost at least Rs 384 cheaper.

“The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, the aviation sector regulator, has approved the latest revision made to fuel charge,” the AOAN said.

Domestic Airlines Airfares in Nepal

From To Previous Airfare Amount Decreased New Airfare NRs.
Kathmandu Simra 2765 115 2650
Kathmandu Bharatpur 3225 135 3090
Kathmandu Janakpur 3745 150 3595
Kathmandu Pokhara 4395 165 4230
Kathmandu Tumlingtar 5190 205 4985
Kathmandu Bhairahawa 5505 205 4985
Kathmandu Biratnagar 6290 235 6055
Kathmandu Bhadrapur 7660 275 7385
Kathmandu Nepalgunj 8250 295 7955
Kathmandu Mountain Flight 9385 375 9010
Kathmandu Dhangadi 10990 385 10605

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