Summit Air, being the first operator to introduce brand new STOL Aircraft in Nepal in more than four decades, announces the addition of new route i.e. Kathmandu to Tumlingtar to its existing network.The flights from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar will commence on 7th of August, 2015 and it is scheduled to operate three days a week i.e. on Fridays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
The route offers great value airfare and convenient travel between two destinations.Flight to Tumlingtar is the one of the best options as it gives access and convenience to trek around Makalu region and Everest region. Makalu region is surrounded by breathtaking and magnificent landscapes. The west side is bordered by Mt. Everest while Arun River is in the east, Tibet lies in the North andSabha River is in the South.
Introduction of this flight is an important landmark in the growth and emergence of Summit Air.Tumlingtar is the only airport in Sankhuwasabha district which happens to be at an elevation of 1700 feet (518 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway which is 4,000 feet (1,200 m) in length. It takes 25 min to fly from Kathmandu.Summit Air stands out when it comes to safety and comfort in comparison to other aircraft being used in the same route.