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, Oct 1: The regular flight from Kathmandu to Solukhumbu to Lukla has been shifted to Manthali in Ramechhap.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Flights are to be operated to Lukla, Solukhumbu from the Manthali Airport in Ramechhap district in the near future.

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 7: The fire at the Nakchung Community Forest near the Tenzing Hillary Airport, Lukla, has not been brought under control since last night.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Tara Air is ferrying essential food supplies to Simikot, Humla at the request Nepal Food Corporation.

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.

SOLUKHUMBHU, June 18: Passengers have been stranded for no flight operations at Tenzing Hilari Airport Lukla for the past four day

KATHMANDU, April 15: The government has formed a committee to probe into the Summit Air's plane crash that killed three people in Lukla yesterday.

LUKLA, April 15: A co-pilot of Summit Air and two police personnel died when a Twin Otter plane skidded off the runway and collided with a parked helicopter at Lukla airport on Sunday morning.

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KATHMANDU, April 14: Three persons killed when a Summit Air plane met with an accident while taking-off from Lukla today morning, Nepal Police confirmed.

SOLUKHUMBU, April 14: Four persons killed while five others injured when a Summit Air plane met with an accident while taking-off from Lukla this morning.

SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 28: Two children have been found dead in a hotel room at Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality-2, Lukla of Solukhumbu on Tuesday. The circumstances of their death remain unknown.

Chopper hits another chopper in Lukla

October 22, 2018 15:27 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: An Air Dynasty helicopter collided with another helicopter belonging to Mountain Airlines while landing at Tenzing Hilary Airport of Lukla.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is beginning scheduled flights on Kathmandu-Dang route from Monday. The flight will be operated via Bhairahawa.

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.

Bridge being built near Lukla

December 24, 2017 08:19 am

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.

SOLUKHUMBU, June 22: Bad weather has grounded regular flights at Lukla-based Tenzing Hillary Airport in the district.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Government has formed a commission to investigate into the causes behind the Summit Air aircraft crash at Tenjing Hilary Airport in Lukla, Solukhumbu.

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, May 27: A Summit Cargo Air (Goma Air) plane has crashed at Tenzing Hillary Airport on Saturday afternoon.

SOLUKHUMBU, Jan 22: The absence of flight announcement facility at the busy Tenzin – Hillary Airport in Lukla has become somewhat of a problem for the passengers boarding the aircrafts.

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.