Discounts to senior citizens on domestic flights
Private aviation airlines company Shree Airlines has offered a 50 per cent discount to senior citizens aged 75. On occasion of upcoming festivals like Dashain, Tihar and Chhath, the company has announced the waiver on domestic flights to senior citizens. Similarly, the senior citizen who is 85 years old can pay only Rs 500 for Shree Airlines flights. In order to get a discounted ticket, the senior citizen must submit a citizenship or age proof ID. It is said that the ticket will be available from the sales counter or airline’s app or website.
The company has made it clear that only two people will get the facility on one flight. Hon’ble Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai while sharing his year-long action plan, has also announced a 50 per cent discount on domestic flights to citizens over 70 years in age. Likewise, national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation had issued a statement few days ago, announcing a 50 per cent discount to senior citizens.