The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has decided to allow domestic flights from July 1. The ministry has decided to allow the operation without increasing the passenger capacity by 50 percent.
The cabinet meeting held on Monday had directed the Ministry of Aviation to clarify the issue of opening domestic and international flights. Now, it has been decided to open domestic and international flights immediately from July 1.
Flights will be reduced to 50 percent compared to the previous ones. It will be managed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal. After the decision of the Council of Ministers, the flight will be started from a week after the ticketing by the airport and the airline company and the return time of the employees of the airlines outside the Kathmandu Valley. Along with the government decision, airlines have also started selling tickets.
Announcing the flight schedule till June 30, the ministry said that Nepal Airlines will operate flights to Doha on the 24th, Japan on the 25th, Doha on the 27th, Dubai on the 28th, Doha on the 29th and Dubai on the 30th.
Similarly, Himalayan Airlines will be able to fly to Dubai and Kuala Lumpur on the 27th, Dammam on the 28th and Dammam on the 30th. Qatar Airways has four flight schedules till the 30th. Qatar Airways will be able to fly on June 26, 27, 28 and 30.
Turkish Airlines is flying Istanbul-Kathmandu on the 24th, 26th and 29th. Jazira will fly Kuwait-Kathmandu on the 27th and 30th. Fly Duwai will fly Duwai-Kathmandu on the 29th. Similarly, Salam Air is flying Kathmandu-Oman on the 29th. Air Arabia will fly Abu Dhabi-Kathmandu on the 26th. Similarly, Air India will operate Kathmandu-Delhi flight.