May 29, 2024

Shree Airlines adds two more aircraft to its fleet

Shree Airlines adds two more aircraft to its fleet

KATHMANDU, March 26: The Shree Airlines has brought two more 80-seater aircraft. The private sector airlines company has brought the 'Dash 8' planes manufactured by De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (DHC).     

The call sign of the two aircraft that landed in Kathmandu today is 9N-AOK and 9N-AOL, said Anil Mananadhar, the institutional manager of Shree Airlines. It is said that these aircraft were operated by Horizon Air and Alaska Air based in America before this.     

Manandhar said both the planes will be employed for commercial flights soon after completing the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN)-required process.     

With the new addition, Shree Airlines now has a fleet of 10 aircraft. It also has eight helicopters in operation.     

Shree Airlines started operating regular flights to various destinations in Nepal since 2017, using the two 50-seater CRJ 200 aircraft and two 70-seater RJ 700 jet planes. The airlines company that brought additional two 80-seater aircraft in 2019 and again in 2022 has been expanding its flight destinations.