According to TIA General Manager Raj Kumar Chettri, the domestic terminal will open at 5 am while the air traffic control tower will open at 5:40 am. Currently, the domestic terminal opens at 6 am and flights start taking off from 6:30 am. “Now, we will process the first flights from 6 am. Starting an hour early will ease traffic congestion to some extent,” he said.
The September-November period is the peak tourist season accounting for 35 percent of the total tourist arrivals to Nepal.
Published: 2018-09-02 08:16:19
The autumn tourist season coincides with the festival rush when hordes of Nepalis take to the air to return to their home towns to be with their families.