April 26: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has decided to operate three flights in a week to Japan’s Narita from Kathmandu starting from May 1. At present, the flag carrier of Nepal has been operating two flights a week to Narita.
The NAC will be operating the flights on Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays, informed Karishma Shrestha, former spokesperson of NAC.
The state-owned airline company of Nepal said in a statement that the flights conducted on Sundays and Tuesdays will carry 140 passengers while there will be only 120 passengers on Fridays.
The statement added that passengers' demand was growing due to the subsided rate imposed in the wake of COVID-19.
The airfare for Kathmandu-Narita round-trip is Rs 152,000 including tax in business class and Rs 119,000 in economy class.