Himalaya Airlines and Yeti Airlines have entered into a strategic business partnership for integration of network, expansion of sales growth and for gradual extension of support in e-commerce functionalities of both the companies. First agreement to this effect of Application Programming Interface (API) was signed by the representatives of both the companies at a small ceremony held today, January 27, 2021.
Himalaya Airlines is currently operating international flights to various destinations in Middle East Asia and South Asia whereas Yeti Airlines is a scheduled passenger airline operating flights to various domestic destinations in Nepal.
The agreement includes airlines inventory for ticket issuance & ancillary products and is aimed at facilitating different passenger segments of both the airlines making their products available in each other’s website for easy accessibility; however the implementation process will take some time for completion. Speaking at the program, Vice President Mr. Vijay Shrestha said “ Today’s alliance is our first step towards the strategic partnership between Himalaya and Yeti to explore new avenues to expand businesses. Capitalizing on our digital tie up, we hope this agreement shall maximise sales & revenue potential. We look forward to engage in more meaningful partnerships in near future.”
Mr. Anoj Rimal – Chief Executive Officer of Yeti Airlines commented “Yeti Airlines is pleased and excited to have Himalaya Airlines as a partner which has certainly given a positive message to the business communities. With this partnership passengers of both the airlines get the added benefits. We are glad to have this opportunity to work together with Himalaya Airlines for widening the network.”
Himalaya Airlines and Yeti Airlines have significant potential to bring in resources, build trust amongst the passengers and create efficiency in upcoming days for both the companies. The partnership will also explore, adopt and promote innovative ideas for the potential passengers of both the airlines. Achieving these goals at each step will depend on the collaborative partnerships between stakeholders at various levels and stages of programmatic cycle - planning, implementation and monitoring.
Through the websites of both the airlines, passengers will get the benefit to book connecting flights of their choice both nationally and internationally in the selective destinations that Yeti Airlines, Tara Air and Himalaya Airlines operate the flights.