Buddha Air started its operations in October 1997 with a single brand new Beech 1900D aircraft. Currently, the airline is operating domestic services with a fleet of five brand new Beech 1900Ds and two 1900Cs. Buddha Air is justifiably proud to have new aircraft in its fleet. Another thing they are proud of is their well trained and dedicated team.
Established in May 1998, Yeti Airlines Domestic Pvt. Ltd. has the widest domestic flights network in the country and flies to almost all destinations in Nepal including remote areas in the mountains. In 2007, Yeti Airlines received permission for international operations as well. The airline’s focus is on providing affordable air-connections and quality service.
DRUKAIR [Royal Bhutan Airlines] is the national carrier of the Royal Government of Bhutan, operating to seven cities in six countries. Founded in 1981, it their only national airline, one of two airlines flying into Bhutan (Buddha Air also operates a daily service). Druk Air has become a lifeline with the outside world for the Bhutanese people, as well as supporting emerging inbound tourism and export markets.
The state owned Air China is the second-largest commercial airline after China Southern Airlines. It is the flag carrier and the only airline in the world to fly the national flag on its entire fleet. Air China currently flies to approximately 120 destinations. Founded in 1988, it is the fourth largest airline in Asia and the fifth largest in the world in terms of domestic cargo traffic. In terms of fleet size, it is the 17th largest airline in the world. As of January 2008, Air China’s average fleet age was only 7.8 years old.
Jet Airways/Jet Lite
Jet Airways commenced operations from May 5, 1993 and within a period of 16 years has become a market leader in the Indian aviation field. The airline has been adjudged India’s ‘Best Domestic Airline’ many times and has been the recipient of several national and international awards. Having successfully completed the Operational Safety Audit, the airline has also received the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Registration, a globally recognized evaluation system for assessing the operational management and control systems of an airline.