Summit Air has started its scheduled flights to Jomsom airport from May1(today). According to the airline officials , the aircraft registered ‘9N-AMP’ under the command of Captain AD Sherpa, Co-pilot Yug Dhungana departed at 6AM from Pokhara airport to Jomsom Airport today.
Summit Air LET L-410 ‘9N-AMP’ at Pokhara Airport
At present Summit operates flights to various STOL (Short Takeoff and Landing) airports in various remote part of the country from Kathmandu based main station and Nepalgunj as well as Surkhet based hub stations.
The current destination airports for Summit are Surkhet, Nepalgunj, Lukla, Phalpu, Rumjatar, Tumlingtar, Pokhara, Simikot, Jumla, Bajura and Jomsom. The airline also conducts charter and cargo flight to Juphal in Dolpa.
Tara Air has been conducting flights at the airport from long time whereas Nepal airlines corporation started flights at Jomsom airport from May 5.