Yeti Airlines sets to resume flights to Simara after 12 years

2nd Oct, 2020 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Oct 02: Yeti Airlines is set to resume flights to Simara after 12 years. Yeti Airlines, which flew the Kathmandu-Simara flight in 2008, will resume flights on September 7.

Chief Security Officer and Spokesperson of the airline Sudarshan Bartaula, said that they were going to fly to Simara by adopting high safety standards to prevent the transmission of Covid-19. "We will expand the service through two daily flights from September 7 with the approval of the concerned authorities," he said. He mentioned that the flight, which was postponed due to various reasons, will be resumed after 12 years and regular flights will be operated to the destination.

Yeti will fly from Simara to Kathmandu every day at 9 am and 4.45 pm by JetEstream-41. The company has stated that the one-way fare for Kathmandu-Simara has been fixed at Rs 2,800. Yeti Airlines, which has been providing air services since 2055 BS, currently operates 14 aircrafts, including five with ATR-72 seat capacity, five with Jetstream-30 seat capacity and four with its sister aircraft Tara Air. 

Yeti Airlines operates mountain flights from Pokhara, Biratnagar, Nepalgunj, Bharatpur, Janakpur, Bhadrapur, Bhairahawa, Tumlingtar as well as Kathmandu and Pokhara. Also, Tara Air provides services in remote mountainous and hilly areas like Lukla, Phaplu, Jomsom, Humla, Jumla, Rara, Dolpa, and Bajura.