Govt sets flight schedule and airfares to repatriate Nepalis from these destinations(Revised Airfares)


The government has set 67 flight schedule to repatriate Nepalis living abroad. The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has prepared a schedule for the first phase of the rescue flight and submitted it to the Covid-19 Management Center (CCMC). A schedule for repatriation flights starts from June 11 to June 25.

There will be numerous flights to different countries on the same day to bring Nepalis back home.

Although the Ministry will take decision on the number of flight schedule and respective fares from each destination, the CCMC will decide about number of Nepalis to be brought back home from each of these flights.

For rescue flights, the ministry will send government-owned Nepal Airlines and Himalayan Airlines aircraft from Nepal. The Ministry of Tourism has also decided to use some foreign airlines to rescue Nepalis from abroad.

56,000 people from different countries have shown interest to return to Nepal. The government has prepared a list of 24,148 Nepalis across 30 different destinations that need to be rescued urgently. Of the 30 countries approved by the government to return, the highest number is 6,400 from Malaysia and the lowest is 2 from Laos.

Flight schedule

Flight DateDestinations
June 11Kuwait (2 flights)
June 14Bangladesh
June 15Maldives, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore / Cambodia, Oman
June 16Dubai, Qatar, Kuwait, Sri Lanka (Cambodia) / Maldives
June 17Australia, Bangkok, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Qatar, USA
June 18Saudi (Riyadh), Dubai, Malaysia, Oman
June 19Japan (Narita), Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria
June 20Cyprus, Malaysia, Qatar, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), Bangladesh, European Union
June 21South Korea, Oman, Kuwait, Malaysia
June 22Australia, Bangkok, Pakistan, Qatar
June 23Japan (Narita), Maldives, Abu Dhabi, Uganda
June 24Saudi Arabia, Kuwait
June 25United States, Cyprus / Israel


The government has fixed the fare depending on the destination. Even if the airlines operates chartered flights, they will not be allowed to charge more than the government approved fare rates.

Of the total repatriation flights, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) will be conducting 24 flights, while Himalaya Airlines will be operating 19 flights and other foreign airlines will conduct 24 flights.

On Thursday, two flights from Kuwait will be coming to Kathmandu carrying Nepalis stranded there. As per Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), two aircraft of Jazeera Airways are scheduled to touchdown here at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm, respectively.

The fares set in the routes listed below are as follows:

DestinationRevised Airfares (in USD)
New Delhi205
Kuala Lumpur465
Hong Kong520
Khartoum (Sudan)890

Flight rules :

The government has decided that the airlines should manage the ticketing, saying that the travel agency has charged a lot of money in the name of chartered flights.

According to the ministry, airline companies have to take the responsibility for ticketing in coordination with respective embassies.

Passengers coming to Nepal have to submit proof of negative result from PCR and RDT test. Similarly, after coming to Nepal, one has to stay in quarantine as per the rules of the government.

Contacts :

S NSectorNameContact No.
1BahrainRAMESH KUMAR PANDEY9849633879
2MaleMADHU SUDAN NEPAL9851132455
3Kuala LumpurNARESH KUMAR SHRESTHA9841436144
4DubaiTIKA RAM PANGENI9851163878
5BangkokHOM PRASAD PARAJULI+66898956120
6DohaPREM UPRETI9841475444
7RiyadhTANKA RAI9851192955
8NaritaSULEKH MISHRA9861446188
9KuwaitASHMITA SUBEDI9849321395
10CyprusSISIR GYAWALI9851123058
11IncheonINDU PANTHEE9841410042
12MuscatJANAK RAJ ARYAL9851167286
13SydneyMIMAMSA KARKI9849157454
14MelbourneSAROJ NEPAL9841962064
15Los AngelesTILAK PRASAD LAMICHHANE9851095181
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