Druk Air’s new airfare

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, April 26:

Following other airlines’ footstep, Druk Air — Royal Bhutan Airlines — has also introduced a new promotional fare on Kathmandu-Delhi sector. The national carrier of Bhutan has fixed Rs 4300 per passenger on Kathmandu-Delhi route, whereas two-way fare is Rs 8,000 without taxes. The airfare for third country passengers except Nepali and Indian nationals, has been set at $90 on economy class for one way and $140 for two-way, while the fare is $180 and $280 respectively for business class. Druk Air has also announced 25 per cent discount for children under 12 years and students with valid identity card. The airline has increased baggage limitation from 25 kg to 35 kg on its flights on this route. The airline has also announced a group individual travel (GIT) airfare for a group of minimum four people. The GIT fare is Rs 6500 per passenger plus taxes on Kathmandu-Delhi route. Druk Air currently flies three days a week on Kathmandu-Delhi sector. Druk Air, which has three aircraft in its fleet including two BAe-146 and one Airbus 319, currently flies to seven cities in six countries including Kathmandu, New Delhi, Kolkata, Bangkok, Rangoon and Dhaka. Malla Treks Pvt Ltd is a GSA of the airline in Nepal.