MANTHALI, April 17: With the beginning of the tourist season, various airlines have been flying more than four dozen flights daily from Manthali Airport in Ramechhap to Lukla in Solukhumbu for tourists going to Mt Everest region.
KATHMANDU, April 17: A Summit Air aircraft that took off for Lukla Airport at around 12PM was forced to make a safe landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu after encountering technical issues with its engine.
KATHMANDU, March 27: Five flights have been scheduled to fly to Lukla tomorrow morning to rescue the tourists who have left stranded there following the enforcement of nationwide lockdown by the government as an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) said.
KATHMANDU, July 24: Tourism entrepreneurs, who were initially apprehensive about the decision to divert Lukla flights from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu to Manthali Airport in Ramechhap, are now taking the decision positively.
KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Air passengers travelling to Lukla and Dang, now can fly with scheduled flights of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC). In the face of tourist season as well as the upcoming festival (Dashain, Tihar and Chhat Parva), NAC has announced to start the scheduled flights to Lukla and Dang before Dashain.
SOLUKHUMBU, Dec 24: Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality has allocated budget for bridge construction at Lukla Bazar. With an investment of Rs 2 million, the rural municipality is building concrete bridge at Tamang Tole of Ward 2 in Lukla.
SOLUKHUMBU, Oct 15: With an increase in the number of tourists visiting Solukhumbu, number of flights operating at Khumbu Airport has increased. There are more than 100 flights operating from the airport every day.
KATHMANDU, May 28: The investigation into aircraft crash often comes to the conclusion that the concerned pilot is responsible for the crash. After drawing such a conclusion attributing plane crash to the negligence of the concerned pilot, the responsibility of the concerned authority comes to an end. However, despite the repetition of plane crashes of a similar nature, Nepal Civil Aviation(NCA) does not think about ways of forestalling them.
SOLUKHUMBU, June 26: Over 200 tourists have been left stranded at Lukla in the district since the past few days as thick fog has affected visibility for aircraft flying to and from the Tenzing Hillary Airport.