Two domestic airports to resume flights

Published On: October 7, 2018 03:51 PM NPT

OKHALDHUNGA, Oct 7: Rumjatar Airport of Okhaldhunga is all prepared to resume its flights from coming Tuesday after a closure of two years. 

The sole airport in the eastern hilly district of province 1 will see operation of Kathmandu- Rumjatar flights (once a week) by the Nepal Airlines. State Assembly member Ambir Babu Gurung said the Okhaldhunga folks are committed to helping keep smooth operation of the airport in the days ahead. The NAC and some other private airlines companies had been operating flights before the closure. 

Salle airport resumes flights after three months

MUSIKOT: Salle airport in East Rukum has resumed flights today. 

The airport that was halted for the past three months due to various reasons will see regular flights today onwards (two days a week), said acting chief of the Salle-based branch of the Nepal Airlines Corporation Ramesh Pokhare. A NAC's aircraft is operated along Kathmandu-Rukum-Nepalgunj on Sunday and Nepalgunj-Rukum-Kathmandu on Monday, he said. 

With the recommencement of flights, passengers including tourists travelling between the routes will have an easy transportation especially at a time when festivals like Dashain, Tihar and Chhath are fast approaching. 

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