Govt decides to resume regular intl flights in three more destinations

Kathmandu: The government has decided to open regular flights to three more international destinations.

Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) has stated that the the cabinet meeting held on Thursday decided to open regular flights to China, Qatar and Turkey from June 1.

One flight a week will be operated from these destinations.

Under the Air Bubble Agreement, there are still two regular flights a week to India. No decision has been taken yet on opening domestic flights.

Various conditions have been set for the passengers coming to Nepal through international flights.

According to the ministry, those who have both been vaccinated and brought negative reports in the corona test will be allowed to go home on the condition of staying in the home quarantine for 10 days.

If someone has received only one vaccine and the PCR test is negative, the passenger will have to stay in a hotel in Kathmandu for three days from the airport. If the PCR test comes negative during the test after three days, the passenger will be able to go to the respective destination.

Passengers who have not received a single vaccine but have a negative PCR report will have to stay in Hotel Quarantine for 10 days at their own expense.