Buddha Air began with 1 Beech 1900 D and now has 8 best aircrafts. Buddha Air prides itself in maintaining safety as the highest priority and has always bought brand new aircrafts in line with this policy. At the moment Buddha Air owns a fleet of five just off the factory Beechcraft 1900D and three ATR 42 – 320 (Avions de Transport Régional or Aerei da Trasporto Regionale).
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. We have the largest fleet of Seven British Aerospace 'Jetstream-41' ; covering major cities within Nepal from the mountains and hills to the Terai region; we maintain and fly the largest and most extensive destinations network in Nepal.
We have 4 Canada-made DHC 6 300 (Twin Otter) aircraft which are time-tested in the diverse and difficult mountain terrain in Nepal over the last four decades. The German Fairchild aircraft DO 228 have been flying in the country for about last two decades. We operate two of such aircraft. Swiss-made PC-6 has excellent STOL and high altitude capabilities and was first flown on the Nepalese mountains in early 1960s. We operate two brand new PC 6 aircraft.
Simrik Airlines flies the Beechcraft 1900, which is a 19-passenger aircraft in which both sides of the aisle have single seats thus 16 window seat. The Beechcraft 1900 is a pressurized twin-engine turboprop airplane manufactured by the Beechcraft Division of the renowned Raytheon Company now known as Hawker Beechcraft. The Beechcraft 1900 is designed to carry passengers in all weather conditions. The Beechcraft 1900 can take off from relatively short runways.
The civil aviation service started in Nepal in 1953 with three old American -made DC-3 Dakotas belonging to an Indian company. After five years, Nepal established her own registered airline, Royal Nepal Airlines Corporation in July 1958 with one DC-3. There were only 96 personnel then.
Sita Air started a modest domestic operation within Nepal on 6th Februry 2003 with Dornier 228-202K aircraft., Currently Sita Air offers scheduled, charter and cargo Flights throughout Nepal. Sita Air aims to promote tourism and offer safe, efficient and reliable air transportation services. Sita Air operates 4 Dornier Fairchild manufactured DO 228-202/-202K/-212 twin engine Turbo prop aircraft fitted with Garrett TPE331-10T/-5A Engine.