|Name:||Himalaya Airlines Pvt. Ltd.|
P.O. Box. 20299
Gairidhara -2, Kathmandu, Nepal
T: +977 1 4004090
F: +977 1 4004098
|Business Type:||International Scheduled Air Carrier|
|Collaboration Type:||Nepal- China Joint Venture|
|Place of incorporation :||Nepal|
|Operating base:||Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Company Registration No:||7584/054/55|
|Industry Department Registration No:||2636/054|
|Air Operator Certificate No:||084/2015|
|Shareholders:||Yeti World Investment Pvt. Ltd. (51.01%),Tibet Airlines (48.99%)|
|Board Chairman:||Mr. Ang Tshiring Sherpa|
|President:||Mr. Zhao Guo Qiang|
|Vice President - Administration:||Mr. Vijay Shrestha|
|Vice President - Operations:||Capt. Jatinder Pal Singh Dhillon|
|Fleet Type||A-320 Family|
|No of Aircrafts||Three|
|Total no. of Employees||319 (as of May 3o, 2017)|
|Departments||Flight Operations, Flight Operation Control & Support, Cabin Crew, Maintenance & Engineering, Flight Safety, Quality Assurance, Aviation Security, Planning and Finance, Commercial, Human Resource, Brand & Service Improvement, General Services, Ground Operations, Government Affairs and Information Technology|
Nepal Investment Bank Limited
Nepal SBI Bank Limited
Himalayan Bank Limited
Laxmi Bank Limited
Qatar National Bank
Century Bank Limited
|Insurance||Prabhu Insurance Limited|
|Lessor||Tianqian (Tianjin) Aircraft Leasing Company Limited|
Established in August 2014, Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal China Joint Venture, is a fast growing private airline of Nepal. Himalaya Airlines, full service premium carrier, aims to excel in safety, operational reliability, performance and most importantly in service to its customers.
The airline had welcomed its first new aircraft MSN 6626, Airbus 320-214, Nepal registration number 9N-ALM, on March 9, 2016 and had the honor to carry the Right Honorable Prime Minister, Mr. K.P. Oli and the delegation on an official visit to Beijing, the capital city of the People’s Republic of China on March 20, 2016. The airline also operated non-scheduled flights to Colombo, Sri Lanka offering a promotional package of round trip on April 12, 2016 and May 3, 2016 connecting these two nations after two decades.
The airline started its first scheduled flight operations from May 31, 2016 flying directly to Doha, Qatar with 100% load factor. Presently, the airline is also operating its direct flights to Kuala Lumpur, Yangon, and Dubai. The airlines plans to add a number of exciting new destinations to its growing network within 2017, including Dammam, Dhaka, Hong Kong and Bangkok in upcoming few months. Additionally the airlines plan to focus on China connectivity by adding up Beijing and Chengdu to its destination network and eventually to other cities like Lhasa, Kunming and Guangzhou, flying the passengers on board its new aircrafts.
The Airline currently has 3 Airbus 320-214 series of narrow-body aircrafts in its fleet with two seat configurations that can respectively hold 8 & 150 passengers in its Business and Economy seats. The carrier received its second new Airbus, registration number 9N-ALV, on January 31, 2017 and third new Airbus, registration number 9N-ALW, on March 31, 2017. Over the coming five years, the airline has a target of acquiring 15 aircrafts to connect Kathmandu with various new destinations in Asia and beyond. The Airlines will also introduce long haul wide body aircraft of A330 family in due course of time for the operation of direct flights to Japan, Korea, Europe, Australia, and America.
Himalaya Airlines’ in-flight entertainment system offers passengers with latest blockbusters movies, music, TV shows and documentaries. Passengers flying in Himalaya Airlines flights can also spend their quality time reading through the in-flight magazine – Danfe.
Himalaya Airlines takes pride of having a diverse team of over 300 various nationalities with professional expertise of flight crew, maintenance personnel and all other functions of airline operation and hence is committed for smooth operation of commercial flights. The passengers can experience the warm Nepali hospitality and excellent customer service exclusively tailored to meet the traveler’s needs onboard and on ground.