Himalaya Airlines
KAROBAR CORRESPONDENT
Sunday, Mar 11, 2018
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Himalaya Airlines – a private international airline of Nepal – celebrated its third year of connecting people of Nepal with other countries on Friday.
Last 2 years have been proving and establishing years for Himalaya Airlines with important milestones achieved, said the airliner in a press note. "Himalaya Airlines is the proud operator of 3 Airbus A320 and is honoured to hold the first international award of 'Leading New International Airlines in South Asia' received at South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) 2017," it added.
To celebrate this occasion, the airline announced an Audience Engagement Programme with the launch of a Social Media Quiz that will run across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, the press note reads, adding that the participants are encouraged to click the link, which is shared in the airline’s social media pages for a chance to win a round trip ticket to and from Himalaya Airlines' any destination. "The contest is valid till March 19."
The celebration was further shared with our passengers by distributing red velvet Cupcakes on-board, who flew Himalaya Airlines on Friday to Doha, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur, it added.
"With key achievements, now we proudly say that Himalaya Airlines is the fastest growing private airline of Nepal and is always striving to achieve the best, be it On Time Performance (OTP) of our flights or ensuring the most convenient and time efficient way of air travel," Himalaya Airlines’ Vice President – Administration, Vijay Shrestha said, commenting on the celebratory occasion. "
Himalaya Airline’s management recognizes Safety as a core responsibility and motivating factor for the employees, and is fully committed to provide all the appropriate resources required for effective safety practices, he said, adding that the airline’s perseverance to follow and maintain the Global Safety Standards has been endorsed by the recent audits from various Civil Aviation Authorities like ICAO, GACA, CAAC and CAAB in 2017. "The airline was among the few airlines of Nepal selected for sample confirmation of aviation safety standards maintained in Nepal by CAAN during the ICVM audit follow up of CAAN in relation with the Significant Safety Concern imposed by ICAO in 2013."
Established in August 2014, Himalaya Airlines is a Nepal China joint venture and is a private airline of Nepal providing international air services.
The airliner is currently flying to four destinations – Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai and Dammam – presently summing up to twenty-two flights per week using 3 Airbus A320-214 series of narrow-body aircraft with 8 Business class and 150 Economy class seats.