Kathmandu: Nepal government has recently come up with a decision to waive fees for international airlines taking off and landing at Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) at Bhairahwa for at least one year.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) also confirmed that the government’s decision to waive fees for international flights will come into effect from May 28 onwards.
Observers opine that this decision of the government will lure many new international airlines to operate their air services at GBIA soon.
Moreover, the GBIA airport will put in all efforts to attract new flights to this airport. This facility will benefit Jazeera Airways as it will be able to save at least Rs 100,000 per flight.
After Jazeera Airways, Fly Dubai, and Air Arabia are likely to seek permits to fly to and fro from this airport while airline companies from Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Cambodia are also looking to fly to Gautam Buddha International Airport.
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