5 October, Kathmandu. Yeti Airlines completes 24 years of air service. In May 1998, Yeti got permission for commercial flights from the then aviation department. The company made its first flight on 21 September 1998. Yeti celebrates the anniversary of its first flight every year.
This airline, which has contributed significantly to the development of air services in Nepal, started with 2 twin-otter aircraft. During its journey of 24 years, this company has the experience of flying the largest and most types of aircraft in Nepal.
The company flies over 40 aircraft in Nepal such as the DHC-6 300 Tuner, Dornier 220, Y-12, EMB-110, EMB-120, Saab-340B, Jetstream J-41, DHC-6 400 Tuner and ATR-72 500 have done
At present, this air has 730 employees and has produced a lot of manpower for air service in Nepal. Yeti Air spokesperson and air security chief Sudarshan Bartaula said that Yeti’s technicians, crew and other staff are currently employed in various airlines operating in Nepal.
According to him, Yeti’s journey of 24 years has been successful because of the combined contribution of hardworking and honest employees and investors. He was the founding Managing Director during this visit. He also recalled that Aung Chiring Sherpa’s guidance was unforgettable.
Yeti has flown 15,925 flights in a year through 5 aircraft. The company has served more than 10 lakh 5 thousand 600 passengers in a year. In which 27 thousand 663 are foreign tourists.
During this, 1 lakh 54 thousand 287 kg of goods and courier were transported. According to airline data, Yeti’s aircraft remained in the sky for 9,465 hours during this period. Yeti, which recently added one aircraft, has a total of 6 ATR aircraft. The company plans to bring another aircraft this year.