Yeti Airlines who succeeded to land its second ATR 72-500 aircraft in Nepal last week are currently working in the process to begin the air operation of the arrived aircraft.
Second ATR-72 for Yeti had arrived Kathmandu on 15 September from Singapore. Captain Gyan Prakash Rai and Captain Gabriel Chileshe Kunda for Yeti had operated the aircraft to Nepal from Singapore via Thailand transit.
The aircraft holds the MSN 749 and its Nepali registration is ‘9N-AMM’.
The ATR 72-500 aircraft with MSN 749 had landed in Nepal with plain white livery and it’s in process of acquiring Yeti Airline’s official livery.
The aircraft is currently being painted at Nepal Army’s hanger situated in Tribhuvan International Airport and is likely to be in Yeti’s color by coming next week duration.
The aircraft after being painted will commence the air operation, reported Mr. Bhim Raj Rai, spokesperson and Ground Handling Manager of Yeti Airlines.
Mr. Rai also added that the airline is more likely to commence the commercial operation of the newly arrived ATR aircraft prior to Phulpati of Dashain.
Yeti Airlines are committed to assisting maximum passengers to travel back home during this festive season with the introduction of second ATR 72-500 aircraft in commercial operation.
Besides, the airline is also planning to bring its third ATR 72-500 aircraft to Nepal by end of this fiscal year.