Shree Airlines second Aircraft landed at TIA

30th Apr, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, April 30 : Nepal’s largest helicopter operator Shree Airlines newly established fixed wing company, has received the delivery of its second aircraft on Saturday.

The new aircraft of Shree Airlines, Bombardier  CRJ-200 landed on Tribhuwan International Airport of Nepal on Saturday night at 7 PM. The plane touched the land of Nepal after it took off from europe.

The aircraft, with the registration number ‘9N-AMA’.

The Airlines has also plans to jerk its international flight after six months operation of its domestic flight with CRJ-200 and CRJ-700. The airline also has made plans to acquire three 110 seated Embraer ERJ-190 for starting the international flight operation.

The airlines said its other one  jets—78-seater CRJ-700  will arrive next week.

Shree has been allotted six sectors—Bhadrapur, Biratnagar, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Dhangadhi and mountain flight.

Shree will be hiring at least 200 more personnel for its expansion project. Started in 1999, it currently has six MI-17 and four Eurocopter AS350 B3e helicopters.

Although, The airline said it would be spending Rs2 billion on its expansion project that is expected to shake up the domestic aviation sector which seems to have quietened down of late.

According to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Nepal’s domestic air passenger movement jumped 28.85 percent to 1.75 million in 2016, as travellers chose to fly rather than drive over bone-jarring national highways.