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How Did Yeti Airlines Became a Major Airline in Nepal?

Yeti Airlines began its operations in September 1998 with just one Canadian-built DHC6-300 Twin Otter aircraft. For over two decades, it has significantly grown. In 2009, Yeti Airlines established Tara Air, its sister airline, to manage Short Take-off and Landing operations. Today, Yeti Airlines operates a modern fleet of seven ATR 72 aircraft, covering major cities and forming the largest domestic network in Nepal.

About the Founder

Ang Tshiring Sherpa was born in the remote village of Pangom, Solukhumbu, near Everest. He was passionate and motivated. With his brothers Sonam Sherpa and Ang Tendi Sherpa, he founded Thamserku Trekking, an adventure travel company. They saw a need for reliable air services in remote regions, so the Sherpa brothers boldly established Yeti Airlines. Under Ang Tshiring’s leadership, Yeti Airlines grew to operate 16 aircraft, becoming the largest domestic airline in Nepal.

Founder of Yeti
Source: Yetiairlines.com

Beyond aviation, Ang Tshiring Sherpa’s impact on Nepal’s tourism industry was immense. He established numerous hotels, resorts, and travel agencies, creating economic opportunities for local populations. A philanthropist and sports enthusiast, he prioritized environmental sustainability and community support. Known for his simplicity, vision, and generosity, Ang Tshiring touched the lives of many, from political leaders to staff. 

Mission and Vision

Their vision is to be the most preferred airline in Nepal. To achieve this, their mission focuses on flying the most convenient schedules tailored to our requirements. They prioritize safety, efficiency, and customer friendliness. Additionally, Yeti Airlines is committed to contributing positively to society and the environment.

In The End

With its rich history and strong mission, stands out as one of Nepal’s leading airlines. The visionary leadership of Ang Tshiring Sherpa has left an indelible mark on the aviation and tourism industries, ensuring Yeti Airlines continues to thrive and serve with excellence. We can easily book flights through e-wallets.

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