Kathmandu, May 10 -- Nepal Airlines is resuming its Japan service with a flourish. It is offering flight tickets to Osaka at the throwaway price of Rs45,000 one-way, which is 25 percent cheaper than the going rate. A roundtrip ticket will cost Rs80,000, airline officials said.

The national flag carrier said it would be operating three weekly flights to Kansai International Airport, Osaka from July 4 with its two widebody Airbus A330 jets. The non-stop 6-hour flight will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

The flight will depart from Kathmandu at 2:30 am and arrive in Osaka at 11:55 am local time. The return flight, which takes 7 hours, will leave Osaka at 1:55 pm local time and reach Kathmandu at 6:00 pm.

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