After 12 years, Yeti Airlines is scheduled to fly once again to Simara Airport. Sudarshan Bartaula, Safety Manager and Spokesman for the carrier, has confirmed that the airline would fly two regular flights a day beginning 7 October. He said Simara is planned with taking measures for health and safety during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Earlier in 2008, Yeti paused the services to Simara. After the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) approved the Simara flight a couple of days ago, the flight schedule was rendered available by the carriers.
Yeti scheduled to fly Simara from Kathmandu by JetEstream-41 at 9:00 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. every day. According to Saral SJV Rana, the airline’s Sales and Marketing Director, the service will be continued following passenger demand.
Now though, from Kathmandu to Simara Kathmandu, the one-way promotional fare is Rs 2,800. It is possible to buy tickets via the carrier’s sales office, smartphone applications, local travel agents, and online.
Yeti presently conducts mountain flights in remote hilly and mountainous regions such as Lukla, Phaplu, Jomsom, Humla, Jumla, Rara, Dolpa, Bajura from Pokhara, Biratnagar, Nepalgunj, Bharatpur, Janakpur, Bhadrapur, Bhairahawa, Tumlingtar as well as Kathmandu and Pokhara and Tara Air.