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Fare Rules and Regulations

Nepali/Indian Fares

  • This type of fare is applicable for the citizens of Nepal & India.

Foreigner (USD) Fare

  • This type of fare is applicable for the citizens besides Nepalese and Indian nationality.
  • Lower fare category is not applicable for foreigners. 

Residential Fare

  • This type of fare is applicable for foreign passenger(s) who have been staying in Nepal for at least six (6) months before flight date in NON TOURIST VISA. Foreign Cockpit Crew flying different aircraft in domestic airlines will also be facilitated with this type of fare.

Child Fare

  • Child fare is applicable for the passenger(s) aged between 02 Years to (under) 12 Years of age. 33 % of the normal fare is discounted for this type of passenger(s).

Infant

  • Infant fare is applicable for the passenger(s) aged 7 days from birth to (under) 02 years. Only 10 % of the normal fare will be charged for Infant passenger(s).
     

Refugee

  • Refugee (s) Identification issuing country will be treated as the nationality to determine the fare for the refugee(s).

NRN (Non Residential Nepali)

  • These types of passenger(s) are treated as Nepalese upon providing/ showing NRN Identity Card issued by the Government of Nepal. Failure to provide such valid document, passenger (s) will be treated as the foreign nationals and USD fare is applicable for such passenger(s).
  • Foreign passenger(s) married with the Nepalese nationality will be treated as foreign nationals and USD fare will be applicable until or unless such passenger(s) issue passport / nationality certificate from the Nepal Government to claim Nepalese nationality.
  • Discounted fare will be applicable for off spring/s (child/s) from any Nepalese mother married to foreign nationality.
    - 75% discount will be provided on USD fare for off spring/s (child/s)
    - Citizenship ID of mother is necessary for applicability of above fare for child
    - Tickets can be issued from Buddha Air sales counter only. 

Identity

  •  Any valid photo identity is MANDATORY while CHECKIN in airport.

Normal ‘Y’ Fare

  • Cancellation charge of 10% of the fare is levied if cancellation of ticket is done before 11 hours from flight time.
  • Cancellation charge of 33.33% of the fare is levied if cancellation of ticket is done within 11 hours from flight time.
  • Cancellation is prohibited within two (2) hours of flight time.
  • Rescheduling of any flight can be before two hours of the flight time.
  • Passenger(s) will be treated as ‘No-Show’ if they do not Check-In within stated reporting time. Buddha Air is not liable to refund the ticket if the passenger(s) fall under this category.
  • Passenger Service Tax (Airport Tax) is refundable for No Show tickets.
  • Refunds are made from the point of issue.
  • Baggage allowance is 25 kg. 
  • Fare class will be “Y” for Normal fare ticket.

Apex ‘A’ Fare

  • Cancellation charge of 25% of the fare is levied if cancellation of ticket is done before 11 hours from flight time.
  • Cancellation charge of 50% of the fare is levied if cancellation of ticket is done within 11 hours from flight time.
  • Cancellation is prohibited within 2 hours of flight time.
  • Rescheduling of any flight can be done before two hours of flight time. 
  • Passenger(s) will be treated as ‘No-Show’ if they do not Check-In within stated reporting time. The company is not liable to refund the tickets if the passenger(s) falls under this category.
  • Passenger Service Charge (Airport Tax) is refundable for No Show tickets.
  • Baggage allowance is 20 kg.
  • Open ticket cannot be issued in Apex fare.
  • Fare class will be “A” for Apex fare ticket.

Bravo ‘B’ Fare

  • Only Fuel surcharge will be refunded if cancellation is made before 2 hours from flight time. 
  • Rescheduling can be done under the terms and conditions of rescheduling charges. 
  • Cancellation is prohibited within two (2) hours of flight time. 
  • Open Ticket cannot be issued in Bravo fare.
  • Passenger(s) will be treated as ‘No-Show’ if they do not Check-In within stated reporting time. The company is not liable to refund the tickets if the passenger(s) fall under this category.
  • “B” fare will be sold on FIRST COME FIRST SERVE basis.
  • Passenger Service Charge (Airport Tax) is refundable for No Show tickets.
  • Baggage allowance is 20 kg.
  • Fare class will be “B” for Bravo Fare ticket.

Charlie “C” , Delta “D” And Echo “E” Fare

  • These fares are non refundable, non transferable.
  • Rescheduling can be done under the terms and conditions of rescheduling charges. 
  • Open ticket cannot be issued in Charlie, Delta and Echo fare.
  • Passenger(s) will be treated as ‘No-Show’ if they do not Check-In within stated reporting time. The company is not liable to refund the tickets if the passenger(s) fall under this category.
  • Passenger Service Charge (Airport Tax) is refundable for No Show tickets. 
  • Baggage allowance is 15 kg. 
  • These fares will be sold on FIRST COME FIRST SERVE basis.

Reschedule Policy 

  • Chargeable rescheduling can be done as per availability of seats status.
  • If seats for the same fare category are not available, upgrading is possible. Please note the payment of seat fare differences and reschedule charges are mandatory.
  • If tickets are cancelled, then cancellation rules apply. Please note the payment of cancellation charges will be that of original fare category, not the upgraded fare category. However, reschedule charges for the upgraded fare category still apply.
  • Reschedule charges and upgrading charges are not refundable, unless the tickets are cancelled by Buddha Air.
  • Payment of reschedule/upgradation charge must be done at point of reschedule.
  • For further details please contact us or travel agency.

Baggage

  • 'Y' Class - 25 kgs.
  • 'A' & 'B' Class - 20 kgs.
  • 'C', 'D' & 'E' class - 15 kgs
It is mandatory to pay excess baggage charge as per sector wise excess baggage rate.

Cancellation of Flight

  • In case of flight cancellation total amount of the ticket is refundable in all types of fare category. 
  • Buddha Air does not afford accomodation and transportation costs in case of flight cancellation due to unavoidable circumstances. 

Others

  • Electronic tickets are not transferrable.

Passenger Service Charge

  • Passenger Service Charge will be refunded for unutilized services.