There has been increased in the number of passengers at Tribhuvan international airport. According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the international passengers’ movement surged by an impressive 32 percent in the January.
Nepal airlines corporation (NAC) is in top position in terms of carrying the highest number of passengers in January. Following the national flag carrier, Qatar Airways and Himalaya Airlines transported the highest number of passengers in January.
As per CAAN, NAC operated a total of 178 flights in January, carrying a total of 23,459 passengers. In December last year it had carried about 19,988 passengers and Qatar Airlines have carried about 16,947 passengers. Similarly, Himalaya Airlines have carried about 14,785 passengers on December.
This is due to the relaxed protocols for international flights, international passengers’ movement has increased. CAAN has explained that the improvement in passengers’ movement is quite good compared to the initial period of resumption of commercial flights.