Sita Air launch direct flights from Surkhet to Karnali

31st May, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, May 31: Sita Air has to launch direct flight to Karnali province including Jumla, Humla, Mugu, and Dolpa from Surkhet Airport from June 29.

Under-secretary at the Ministry of Tourism, Forest and Environment, Besinda Raj Subedi, and the  managing director of Sita Air, Ghanashyam Acharya, signed a commitment paper at the Office of the Chief Minister Tuesday.

Managing Director of Sita Air Mr. Ghanashyam Acharya said that the airfare will also be reasonable for the direct flights from Surkhet.

Officials of the airline say that they chose to move the base for flights to Karnali province to Surkhet, considering the requirement for air transport to and from the provincial capital.

The airline will continue to operate all its foreign chartered flights service from Nepalgunj airport.

Sita Air operates a fleet of four Dornier DO-228 aircraft, flying to destinations like Lukla, Tumlingar, Pokhara, Nepalgunj, Surkhet, Simikot, Rara, Jumla, Bajura and Dolpa, among others.