January 9: With a cut in the price of aviation fuel, Airlines Operators’ Association of Nepal has slashed the fare of domestic flights.
Issuing a press statement on Monday, the association slashed the price of domestic flights from Rs 100 to Rs 900 effective from January 11.
According to the association, fare from Kathmandu to Dhangadhi has decreased by Rs 885. The maximum fare along the route is Rs 16,140. Fare in the mountain flight from Kathmandu has dropped by Rs 685. The maximum fare for the mountain flight from Kathmandu is Rs 14,205.
As per the revised fare for the domestic flights, flights from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur, Kathmandu to Biratnagar and Kathmandu to Janakpur have become cheaper by Rs 600, Rs 485, and 260 respectively.
Likewise, Kathmandu-Bharatpur, and Kathmandu-Pokhara routes have seen a drop of Rs 320 and Rs 410 in fare respectively.
Nepal Oil Corporation had slashed the prices of petroleum products including aviation fuel effective from 12 pm Sunday night.
NOC had cut the price of domestic aviation fuel by Rs 20 per liter. With the price adjustment, the price of domestic aviation fuel stands at Rs 170 per liter.