Himalaya Airlines bags “Leading New International Airlines in South Asia” award in SATA 2017


29th Oct, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, Oct 29 : The Himalaya Airlines, private international airline of Nepal has been awarded with “Leading New International Airlines in South Asia” at South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) 2017 amid a procession held in Equator Village, Addu City, Maldives on October 28, 2017.

In a gala event, organized by SATA, Ms. Ibthishama Ahmeed Saeed, General Manager – Gan International Airport presented the award to Ms. Ujjwala Dali, Head of Department – Brand and Service Improvement Department in the Gold Category under visitor’s choice.

This is the first international award received by the carrier. The airlines has expressed its gratitude to all the passengers claiming it has given tremendous boost to H9 family to excel further and rise higher in the aviation sector by making an release late Sunday.

The South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) is the first ever Regional Travel Awards ceremony endorsed by Multinational Associations providing the tourism sector of the South Asian Region with recognition towards their facilities and excellence in service. SATA aims to encourage and raise service standards of the tourism industry within the region. 

The process for voting was opened online during the period May 31 till August 31, 2017. The online voting was secured with a 2 factor authentication system reducing the chances of using circumventing applications.

Each voter had to register individually before being directed to the voting platform thus increasing the authenticity of the votes. Himalaya Airlines had made a corporate overview presentation highlighting it’s achievements to the esteemed panel of judges during their visit to Kathmandu earlier in August 2017.

Commenting on this recognition during the award ceremony, Ms. Ujjwala Dali, Head of Department – Brand and Service Improvement Department said, “It is a great honor for us to receive “Leading New International Airlines-Visitors Choice” Award for 2017. The award honors the efforts undertaken towards developing and expanding our services and motivates us to work harder for being the preferred choice for our passengers. We will continue to work harder to set new benchmarks to delight all those who fly with us.”