As the cost of gasoline went up, so did the airfare.



Kathmandu. Nepal Oil Corporation has increased the price of aviation fuel and airlines have increased air fares. The airline operators’ association has stated that the fare has been increased in line with the increased fuel prices.

The government has increased the price of aviation fuel by Rs 5 per liter to Rs 101. Passengers will now have to pay a maximum of Rs 220 for air travel.

The revised price has been approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN). According to the modified fuel ‘surcharge’, the highest increase of Rs 220 has been made on the Kathmandu-Dhangadhi route. Similarly, mountain flights from Kathmandu have increased by Rs 170 and on Pokhara-Biratnagar route by Rs 180.

The Jumla flight from Kathmandu has increased by Rs 170. The fare of Kathmandu-Jumla flight has been increased by Rs 170, Kathmandu-Surkhet by Rs 175, Kathmandu-Nepalgunj by Rs 160 and Bhadrapur by Rs 150 from Kathmandu.





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