Summit Air conducted the ritual protocol for its newly arrived LET-410 today at the east helipad section of Tribhuvan International Airport. The LET-410 registered as ‘9N-AMP’ is expected to initiate its commercial operation from 11th of November. The ceremony was performed under the presence of Summit Air’s managing director.
The aircraft had arrived Tribhuvan International Airport with registration ‘ZS-ZAA’. It will be operated with the same plain white livery along with the company’s logo implanted.
- Summit Air’s Managing Director performing ritual procedures at Tribhuvan International Airport
Let-410 is equipped with the latest Avionics (EGPWS, TCAS, Weather Radar and Auto Pilot). This would be the first aircraft in Nepal in its category with air conditioning facility.
With this addition, Summit air is planning to connect Pokhara with Jomsom. Marketing Director at Summit Air Manjani Shrestha Dangol said, “At present we are only operating flights to our regular destination airport and will commence flight to Jomsom by spring of this year.”
Summit Air after this addition owns four L410 UVPE-20 Aircraft in its fleet. But the aircraft, in general, is the fifth LET aircraft owned by the airline. Previously, Goma Air lost one (9N-AKY’-MSN 2917) in a catastrophic crash at Lukla Airport on 27 May this year.
At present, Summit Air operates schedule and charter flights to Surkhet, Nepalgunj, Lukla, Phalpu, Rumjatar, Tumlingtar, Pokhara, Simikot, Jumla, Taplejung and Bajura. It also conducts charter and cargo flights to Juphal Airport, Dolpa.