Himalaya Airlines

Himalaya Airlines, a full service carrier, aims to excel in safety, operational reliability, performance and most importantly in service to its customers.

Himalaya Airlines, an international air carrier is a Nepal – China joint Venture established in August 2014. As the name ‘Himalaya’ symbolizes high mountains of Nepal, dedicated in service to uplift the name of the nation, Himalaya Airlines aspires to rise up in its name to international standards. With the aim to excel in safety, on time performance (OTP) and most primarily, in service to its customers, H9 has already established itself in Nepal with high recognition.

Starting with one aircraft and one destination the Airlines has quickly moved its way to three aircraft and 5 destinations in a short span. The Airlines took off to its first destination: Doha - Qatar on May 31, 2016 and further expanded its network to other countries of Asia, the latest destinations being Abu Dhabi-UAE, Dhaka–Bangladesh and Beijing-China in the year 2019. H9 network currently includes: Abu Dhabi, Dammam, Doha, Dhaka, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing, Guiyang & Changsha. Himalaya Airlines is the first and the only airline connecting Nepal to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with its historical connectivity to Dammam & currently is the only Nepali Airline operating flights to China.

Presently, Himalaya Airlines proudly owns the young fleet of three A320-214 series of narrow-body aircraft with the configuration of 8 Business class & 150 Economy class seats and has plans to add three A319-115 series in its fleet by 2020 to fly Trans-Himalayan ranges and launch flights to Lhasa. The airlines is now focusing to build its connectivity with China; spreading its wings first to Shenzhen, Chongqing, Nanchang & Shanghai & next to Ali & Lhasa.

In its first year of commercial operations, H9 received the international award for “Leading New International Airlines in South Asia ” at South Asian Travel Awards( SATA )2017. This award honors the efforts undertaken towards developing high standard of services and expanding network and has given a tremendous boost to H9 family to excel further and rise higher in the aviation sector. The team of professionals comes from a multicultural and diverse background and is dedicated to deliver highest quality of customer service with a sense of genuine Nepalese hospitality to its esteemed passengers, following the age-old tradition of “Atithi Devo Bhava” – Guest is God.


For further information, please contact:
Brand and Service Improvement Department
Himalaya Airlines Pvt. Ltd.
T: +977 1 4422454/4422353
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Website: www.himalaya-airlines.com
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Fact Sheet

Himalaya Airlines Pvt. Ltd.
Head Office
  • Gairidhara -2, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • P.O. Box. 20299
  • T: +977 1 4004000
  • F: +977 1 4004098
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Website: www.himalaya-airlines.com
Business Type
International Scheduled Air Carrier
Collaboration Type
Nepal- China Joint Venture
Place of incorporation
Kathmandu, Nepal
Operating base
Kathmandu, Nepal
Company Registration No
Registration Date
Industry Department Registration No
Air Operator Certificate No
PAN Certificate
Yeti World Investment Pvt. Ltd. (51.01%), Tibet Airlines (48.99%)
Mr. Zhou Enyong
Vice President - Administration
Mr. Vijay Shrestha
Vice President - Operations
Capt. Hao Di
Fleet Type
A320-214 Family
No of Aircrafts
1. Nepal Investment Bank Limited
2. Nepal SBI Bank Limited
3. Himalayan Bank Limited
4. Laxmi Bank Limited
5. Qatar National Bank
6. Century Bank Limited
7. Sunrise Bank Limited
8. Agricultural Bank of China
Prabhu Insurance Limited
Tianqian (Tianjin) Aircraft Leasing Company Limited
Total no. of Employees
1. Brand & Service Improvement
2. Cabin Crew
3. Commercial
4. Compliance and Government Relations
5. Corporate Security and Transport
6. Flight Operations
7. Flight Operation Control & Support
8. General Services & Information Technology
9. Ground Operations
10. Human Resource
11. Maintenance & Engineering
12. Planning and Finance
13. Quality Assurance and Safety