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AOAN dems reduction of aviation fuel price

AOAN dems reduction of aviation fuel price

KATHMU, June 7: The Airlines Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN) has demed that the federal government cut back the value of aviation gas for the sleek operation of the home air service.

As the federal government prepares to renew home flights which were suspended since March 22 amid the concern of COVID-19 transmission whereas touring, AOAN issuing a press release on Sunday, requested for the revision. While Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has not revised the gas costs in line with the value reference set by the Indian Oil Corporation, airways operators have demed that the value be revised earlier than the air providers are resumed in Nepal. NOC has priced aviation gas at Rs 65 per liter.

Stating that aviation gas is the primary a part of the operation of air service, airline operators have stated that the value of aviation gas have to be maintained with solely Rs 10 revenue per liter to make the service accessible useful. “If the aviation gas’s worth shouldn’t be revised, the operators won’t be able to function air service,” AOAN stated.

The authorities by means of the finances speech for fiscal 12 months 2020/21 had introduced the exemption of infrastructure growth cost on aviation gas removing of customs obligation on the gas.

The affiliation has recommended to the Ministry for Culture, Tourism Civil Aviation to foyer for letting plane function as per their capability, make preparations in order that air crew don’t have to be quarantined within the vacation spot, let taxi different public automobiles together with resorts eating places function. 


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