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  • Date: 02-Jul-2021
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Domestic flights resume in Nepal after two month gap | Times of Oman

Kathmandu, Nepal: After a span of over two months, the domestic terminal building of Kathmandu airport in Nepal on Thursday bustled with activity again as Nepal resumed domestic flights, with 50 per cent seating capacity. Regular domestic flights were suspended from May 3, days after prohibitory order was imposed in Kathmandu Valley due to the spread of COVID-19. As per the decision of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation resumed regular domestic flights from Thursday, air services to various destinations in the country. "Resumption of flight has brought more relief for us. Lockdown had brought life to stand still for many people, now the flights are back on schedule it has eased our transport mode. As the long route vehicles are yet to hit the road, this has solved the question about how to reach the destination," Aarti Devi Poudel, a passenger who arrived at airport for her flights told ANI. According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the regulatory body, a total of 64 domestic flights would be operating on daily basis. The authority has allowed 15 daily flights to Yeti Airlines, 31 to Buddha Air, seven to Shree Air, three to Saurya Air, two to

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