Tourist arrival increases in Lukla: Tara air operates 20 flights in a day


1st Nov, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, Nov 01: After the arrival of tourism season in Nepal, the number of tourist arrivals in Lukla, Solukhumbu has increased rapidly. Due to the arrival of large scale of tourists, Tara air has operated its highest number of flights till date up to 20 times in a single day.

The Spokesperson of Tara Air, Bhim Rai said that this year the number of tourists visiting Lukla has increased and considering this situation Tara air has conducting  their flights from Manthali of Ramechhap for few days. The number of Nepali passengers travelling from the airlines bought by targeting international passengers has also been increasing.

Rai further added that after the increase in number of tourists, the government’s campaign of “Pahila Swadesh ani Bidesh” which means first visit Nepal and then other counties is being successful. Currently, Sita Air, Tara Air, Summit Air and Nepal airlines have been operating their flights to Lukla. Summit and Tara air has operated 16 flights in a single day in this season, whereas Nepal airlines conducted 3 flights in a day. The Managing Director of Tribhuwan International Airport also said that the number of tourists travelling to Lukla is increasing in this season.

Currently, Mountain Helicopter, Prabhu Helicopter, Air Indonesia, Simrik Air, Shree Airlines, Fishtail air, Manang Air, Altitude air, Heli Everest and Kailash air have been operating flights to Lukla.