Airfare increases by a maximum of Rs 1000, KTM-Dhangadi route airfare now Rs 16,805

Nepal Oil Corporation has increased aviation fuel by Rs 19, as a result air fare (surcharge) has risen by upto Rs 1,020.

Airlines have increased air fares after the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) hiked fuel prices.

According to the Association of Airlines Operators, the fare from Kathmandu to Dhangadhi will be Rs 840 more. Now, the maximum fare on the Kathmandu-Dhangadhi route has reached Rs 16,805.

According to the details prepared by the Airline Operators Association of Nepal, the air fare for Biratnagar-Nepalgunj has been fixed at Rs. 9,935. Earlier, the fare to this destination was Rs 8,915.

The increased fare will be effective from Wednesday.

The new regular flight fare based in Kathmandu is as follows:

Destination Previous Airfare(Rs.) Current Airfare(Rs.)
Kathmandu-Mountain 5695 6350
Kathmandu-Bhadrapur 4985 5555
Kathmandu-Pokhara 2635 2935
Kathmandu-Nepalgunj 5410 6030
Kathmandu-Dhangadhi 7335 8175
Kathmandu-Surkhet 5735 6395
Kathmandu-Rajbiraj 3395 3785

The airline has stated that the number of passengers will decrease as the air fares have been increasing time and again. The company has stated that it will be difficult to get the minimum ceiling ticket as the fare is increasing.

Currently, Buddha Air, Yeti Airlines, Shree Airlines, Saurya Airlines, Gun Airlines, Sita Air, Tara Air, Summit Air, Nepal Airlines Corporation and other companies have been operating regular commercial flights in the domestic sector.

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