Kathmandu, February 23: The airfare of Kathmandu-Delhi-Kathmandu has gone down to Rs 1,600, of late.
Earlier, the airfare of the Kathmandu-Delhi-Kathmandu had reached almost Rs 100,000.
Similarly, the airfare from Kathmandu to Delhi which had climbed to 52,000, has now decreased to Rs 8,000.
Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Spokesperson Archana Khadka said one way airfare from Kathmandu to Delhi has gone down to 8,000.
Similarly, General Sales Agent (GSA) based in Nepal has informed that a round trip (Delhi-Kathmandu-Delhi) airfare of Air India is at Rs 1,700.
Airlines of private companies have also started conducting flights at a time while the national flag carriers of Nepal and India have been conducting seven flights each a week due to COVID-19. Hence, the airfare between the two countries has slumped drastically due to heavy competition. After two years, private airlines companies have started conducting flights since February 16.