Phungling. Nepal Airlines Corporation has started regular flights to Suketar Airport in Taplejung district from today. Due to Covid-19, regular flights were canceled for two months.
Lokendra Limbu, the station in charge of Suketar Airport, said that the plane carrying nine passengers from Kathmandu could not land on Monday due to bad weather.
It is said that they tried to land for more than 12 minutes but failed to land due to bad weather. Twelve passengers from Taplejung had booked to go to Kathmandu and reached Suketar Airport.
Limbu said that the plane was unable to land due to bad weather. According to the Sukhetar Airport Office, there will be regular flights to Sukhetar four days a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday).
For the time being, the fare from Kathmandu to Taplejung has been fixed at Rs 7,050 and from Taplejung to Kathmandu at Rs 7,190. It is said that the corporation is moving ahead with the process for the regular flights from Taplejung to Biratnagar, the capital of Province No. 1.
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