India agrees to open four more gateways

Kathmandu,June 17:The lead story in Kantipur says Nepal’s dependence on only one air routes for international flights operating from and to various countries of the world except China and Bhutan has now ended as India has agreed to open four more gateways. The report informs that routes will now be opened via Biratnagar and Janakpur. Besides, there will be two more routes for Nepal-India corssborder flights via Mahendranagar-New Delhi and Janakpur-Patna.

However, it will take one more year to launch the operation along the new routes, according to Annapurna Post.

Discussions are yet to be held for opening more air routes via Bhairahawa and Nepalgunj, reports The  Kathmandu Post in its lead story.

Earlier, there was a rote via Simara only.