Yeti Airlines is an airline based in Kathmandu, Nepal. The airline was established in May 1998 and received its Air Operators Certificate on 17 August 1998. Yeti Airlines is the parent company of Tara Air. Together the two airlines form the largest domestic flight operator in Nepal. Yeti Airlines operates a fleet of seven aircraft and offers scheduled domestic flights to ten destinations – Kathmandu (KTM), Bhadrapur (BDP), Bhairahawa (BWA), Bharatpur (BHR), Biratnagar (BIR), Dhangadhi (DHI), Janakpur (JKR), Nepalgunj (KEP), Pokhara (PKR), Tumlingtar (TMI).
Starting with one DHC-6/300 Twin Otter, Yeti airlines now has the largest fleet of fourteen aircrafts.
The airline has served the isolated population of Nepal living in far-flung mountain areas by providing the only means of transportation and connection to the outside world.
Yeti Airlines Domestic Pvt. Ltd. started operations with two DHC-6/300 Series ‘Twin Otter’ aircraft flying to remote areas with STOL (Short Take Off and Landing) airports like Lukla, Phaplu, Lamidanda, Rumjatar and Simikot.
Within the last 15 years, Yeti Airlines has strengthened and grown to become Nepal’s premier airline.
Yeti airlines has the largest fleet of Seven British Aerospace ‘Jetstream-41’; covering major cities within Nepal from the mountains and hills to the Terai region; they maintain and fly the largest and most extensive destinations network in Nepal.