Shree Airlines, a newly established fixed wing airline in Nepal has increased its fleet size to three after receiving another Bombardier CRJ-700 aircraft.
According to the information released by the airline officials, the 70-seater Bombardier CRJ-700 aircraft was touched down on Tribhuvan International Airport from Europe on 23rd June this year.
Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has allocated the Nepalese registration as “9N-AMB” to the CRJ-700 aircraft. The aircraft’s previous registration was “2-VRJD” and Manufacturer Serial Number (MSN) is 10048.
Shree has already landed its two Bombardier’s CRJ-200 aircraft to its base at Kathmandu on April this year but the commercial operation has not initiated yet. As per the airline official, the company has not received its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from CAAN.
After Saurya Airlines, Shree becomes the second Nepali carrier to fly Bombardier aircraft. Jet Aircraft have reduced travel time and will help the passengers and travellers and break the duopoly of Buddha Air and Yeti Airlines on trunk routes.
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.