KATHMANDU, DECEMBER 31
According to the CAAN, the domestic aviation sector lost a total of Rs 23.31 billion in revenue between March and November.
Meanwhile, Himalayan Airlines lost Rs two billion and CAAN itself lost around Rs 5.69 billion during the pandemic.
As per the authority, it lost Rs 2.63 billion in income from headings such as ground handling and shop rentals. Meanwhile, Rs 1.37 billion was lost towards income from airport development charge. Similarly, Rs 1.69 billion was lost in other miscellaneous income.
CAAN Director General Rajan Pokhrel said that the industry lost about 65 per cent of passengers in the domestic sector and about 72 per cent of passengers in international sector compared to the corresponding period of 2019.
“This pandemic has also heavily affected our major infrastruct