Shree Airlines will be operating regular flight from Rajbiraj to Kathmandu from June 24.
Spokesperson of the Company Anil Manandhar said that the aircraft of Shree Airlines would make flight for five days in a week from Rajbiraj Airport. The one-way fare from Rajbiraj to Kathmandu has been determined minimum Rs 3,500 and maximum Rs 6,200.
Spokesperson Manandhar added that Shree Airlines would operate flight five days a week except on Tuesday and Saturday as there will be less number of passengers on these days. The Airlines will operate flights using a 50-seater aircraft.
He said it would be easier to domestic and Indian pilgrims to visit Pashupatinath Temple once the Shree Airlines aircraft started its service.
The Rajbiraj Airport was repaired and upgraded at a cost of Rs 303 million. According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, the then Minister for Transport, Ganeshman Singh, had laid the foundation stone of Rajbiraj Airport 59 years back.
The airport had remained closed since the past 20 years.
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari had said regular flights from Rabjiraj Airport would be started from June 15. The Company said that operation of the flights has been delayed due to the lack of necessary preparations on the part of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.