Himalaya Airlines, a new Nepal-China Joint Venture Airline Company, is pleased to announce it has signed a long term service agreement with Pelesys, a leading aviation training solutions provider of Canada, to receive its online/offline Training Courses and Training Services for flight crew and other personnel.
Pelesys shall provide its services in the form of Software as a Service (SaaS) solution, providing Training Management and Deployment system (TMDS) across the entire organization. Pelesys CrewPad, a tablet based offline LMS platform, will provide the flight crew and other personnel of Himalaya Airlines with the ability to complete training online, or offline, while continuing to maintain training compliance and complete audit control and data security. Also, Pelesys shall provide A320 Aircraft Type Rate training and library of Special Operations Courseware that will be employed within Flight Operations to address both initial, and recurrent, training requirements.
Commenting on this agreement, Mr. Vijay Shrestha, Vice President – Administration said, “This agreement shall add on a significant value to our in-house training capabilities. Our flight crew will receive an effective international standard online and/or offline training content and other intellectual property produced and design by Pelesys in the most cost effective manner. We view that these capabilities will help us strengthen our air safety standards from the beginning.”
Himalayan Airline’s Flight Crew will attend the training from _________.
Himalaya Airlines, a full-service carrier, established in August 2014, started its international flights operation from April 12th 2016, flying directly to Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Airline will now start is first scheduled flights from May 31st 2016 flying directly to Doha, Qatar. The airline has planned services to more destinations including Delhi, India followed by Lhasa, Chengdu and Beijing in China a few months later.
The airline had welcomed its first new aircraft MSN 6626, Airbus 320-214, Nepal registration number 9N-ALM, on March 9, 2016 at 14:25 NST. This aircraft carried the Right Honorable Prime Minister, Mr. K.P. Oli, Madam Radhika Shakya and the delegation on an official visit to Beijing, the capital city of the People’s Republic of China at 11:00 NST on March 20, 2016. The aircraft also flew to Colombo, Sri Lanka offering a promotional package of round trip on April 12th 2016 and May 3rd 2016.
The airline has full preparation in terms of training flight crew, maintenance personnel and all functions of airline operation and has in place systems, people and infrastructure to start commercial flights.
Over the coming five years, the airline aims at acquiring 15 Airbus aircrafts and will operate from Kathmandu to various cities in Asia and beyond. The company will 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.
Tibet Airlines holds 48.99%of equity capital of the company, whereas the Nepalese side holds 51.01%.