Sita Air resumed services at Suketar Airport in Taplejung on Monday since domestic flights were halted over the last five months.
Sita Air took six passengers from Kathmandu to Suketar for the very first time on Monday. As per Sita Air, Regular flights have been launched with particular attention paid to Corona infection, and other required safety precautions from the passenger PCR test.
According to him, the PCR check was made obligatory for passengers traveling from Kathmandu to other locations. Sita Air also issued a discount of Rs 500 for the PCR check. The passenger should cover the remaining costs of the PCR test.
Four passengers scheduling flights to Taplejung on Monday got positive PCR reports. After the report was positive, they were blocked in Kathmandu.
While the government has not made the PCR test compulsory for flight, Sita Air has taken steps to protect passenger health.
Chief of the Taplejung Civil Aviation Office, Surya Bahadur Khatri, even said particular attention had been given to the health and safety of Suketar Airport, which had been closed for a long time due to the outbreak.