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Domestic airfare slashed

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KATHMANDU — Private domestic airlines operators have slashed domestic airfare with effect from Monday.

The Airlines Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN) on Sunday decided to slash the fuel surcharge after Nepal Oil Corporation’s decision to reduce air tribune fuel (ATF) cost.

The airfare has gone down by a minimum of Rs 150 to the maximum of Rs 375. “We decided to reduce airfare after Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) reduced the price of air turbine fuel (ATF),” AOAN Spokesperson Ghanshyam Acharya said.

NOC reduced ATF price by Rs 10 per liter effective from last Friday. The new airfare will be implemented from Monday.

NOC decreased aviation fuel price to domestic airlines by Rs 10 to Rs 99 per liter effective from Friday night.

Now, the fare from Kathmandu to Simara per passenger is Rs 2,650 and for Dhangadhi is Rs 10,605. The current fare for Simara from Kathmandu is Rs 2,765 and for Dhangadhi is Rs 10,990.

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PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team





KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.

PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.

Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.

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