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Nepal is a constitutional monarchy in South Asia. Locked within the rugged ranges of the Himalayas, Nepal is bordered by the Tibet region of China on the north and India on the south, east, and west. It was cut off from the rest of the world until the early 1950s, when a palace revolution and the subsequent overthrow of the autocratic Rana dynasty marked the beginning of Nepal's emergence into the modern world. Kathmandu is the capital and largest city

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August 8, 2017 

Goma Air [status change] was rebranded to Summit Air in 2016. Passenger charter based out of Kathmandu Tribhuvan International (KTM) [added]

April 27, 2017

Viva Nepal Airways (Kathmandu) has been granted an Air Services Licence (ASL), valid for one year, from the Nepali government ahead of plans to begin operations later in 2017 [added]

March 20, 2017

Gorkha Airlines is planning to resume operations five years after it formally terminated all operations [update]

Airlines

Agni Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2012
Airline Code : AG : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Agni Air was established as an air-taxi company in 2005 and began regular airline services in 2008. Forced to suspend operations in Dec2012

Air Nepal International   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2005
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Nepal International started services on 24Jul2005. All flights were suspended from 22Dec2005

Alpine Air  updated

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2011)
Airline Code : N6 : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Alpine Air did not start services

Ampro Airwayscomag   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Asian Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Asian Airlines (Asian Airlines Helicopter) was an helicopter operator

Base Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2005 - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

BB Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2012 - 2013
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : BB Airways, founded in Jan2012, received its Air Operator Certificate on 12Apr2012. Started operations on 13Sep2012

Bishwo Airways   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2015)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Blue Airways   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Buddha Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

1997 - date
Airline Code : U4 : BHA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Buddha Air was formed in 1997 & operations started on 15Oct1997 offering domestic services within Nepal, servicing the tourist industry

Cosmic Air  updated

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 2008
Airline Code : F5 : COZ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Cosmic Air was formed in 1997 & started operations on 01Jan1998. Suspended domestic services in 2005 due to unpaid fuel bills but subsequently restarted (Charter and tourist services in Nepal)

Everest Air  updated

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 1998
Airline Code : E2 : ---
Genealogy : Nepal Air Charter >Everest Air
Comments : EVEREST AIR was founded as NEPAL AIR CHARTER on 1992. Scheduled flights with Dornier aircraft to Bhairawa, Bharatpur, Biratnagar, Jomsom, Jumla, Lamidanda, Pokhara, Ramechap and Rumjatar. Renamed to current name in 1992

Flight Care Aviation   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Flying Dragon Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2005 - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Flyyeti.com   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008 - 2008
Airline Code : OY : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Garud Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Goma Air  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2011 - 2016
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Goma Air >Summit Air
Comments : Goma Air received its air operator’s certificate in Oct2010.& commenced operations in Feb2011. Rebranded to Summit Air in 2016. Passenger charter based out of Kathmandu Tribhuvan International (KTM)

Gorkha Airlines  updated

Status : Restarting

Dates :

1996 - 2014
Airline Code : G1 : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Gorkha Airlines was formed in 1996 offering scheduled and charter flights around Nepal. Ceased operations in 2014. Gorkha Airlines (Kathmandu) is planning to resume operations five years after it formally terminated all operations

Guna Airlines   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2009 - 2013
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Guna Airlines >>Simrik Airlines
Comments : In 2013 Guna Airlines ceased trading due to financial difficulties and was acquired by Simrik Airlines

Gurans Air   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Himalaya Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Yeti Air International >Himalaya Airlines
Comments : Himalaya Airlines retarted operations in Oct2016

Karnali Air   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1998* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Karnali Air >>Necon Air
Comments : Karnali Air operated helicopter services. It merged with Necon Air in 2001. Necon Air became defunct in 2003

Lumbini Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997 - 2001
Airline Code : L7 : LHS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Lumbini Airways was formed in 1996

Makalu Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Mero Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Mountain Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Namaste Nepalese Air   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2013)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Namaste Nepalese Air received its air operator’s certificate on 27Nov2012 but didn't start operations

Necon Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >>Necon Air
Comments : Necon Air was Nepal's first private airline company and was established on 14Sep1992. Had Shangri-La Air & Karnali Air merge in in 2001. Suspended flights in 2003 due to financial difficiculty

Nepal Air Charter  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1992* - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nepal Air Charter >Everest Air
Comments : EVEREST AIR was founded as NEPAL AIR CHARTER on 1992. Scheduled flights with Dornier aircraft to Bhairawa, Bharatpur, Biratnagar, Jomsom, Jumla, Lamidanda, Pokhara, Ramechap and Rumjatar. Renamed to current name in 1992

Nepal Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

2006 - date
Airline Code : RA : RNA
Genealogy : RNAC (Royal Nepal Airlines) >Nepal Airlines
Comments : Nepal Airlines was formed on 01Jul1958 & started operations on 03Jul1958 as RNAC (Royal Nepal Airlines)

Nepal Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992* - 1998
Airline Code : 7E : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Om Airways   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

RNAC (Royal Nepal Airlines)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1958 - 2006
Airline Code : RA : RNA
Genealogy : RNAC (Royal Nepal Airlines) >Nepal Airlines
Comments : [Nepal Airlines was formed on 01Jul1958 & started operations on 03Jul1958 as RNAC (Royal Nepal Airlines)]

Saurya Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Saurya Airlines started operations on 17Nov2014

Shangri-La Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2008
Airline Code : SA : ---
Genealogy : Shangri-La Air >>Necon Air
Comments : Shangri-La Air was established & started operations in 1999, primarily supporting the tourist industry. In 2001 it was, along with Karnali Air, part of an ‘operational merge’ with Necon Air

Shradda Airways   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Shree Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

2008* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Shree Airlines is Kathmandu based helicopter operator that is branching into the fixed-wing aviation sector

Simrik Airlines  updated

Status : Active

Dates :

2009* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Guna Airlines >>Simrik Airlines
Comments : Simrik Airlines was founded in 2009. Launched scheduled services after helicopter operator Simrik Air acquired struggling carrier Guna Airlines in 2013

Simrik International Cargo Airlines   

Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Simrik Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with US cargo start-up Sapphire Global Airways to form Simrik International Cargo Airlines

Sita Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

2003 - date
Airline Code : ST : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Skyline Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2006
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Summit Air  added

Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Goma Air >Summit Air
Comments : Goma Air received its air operator’s certificate in Oct2010.& commenced operations in Feb2011. Rebranded to Summit Air in 2016. Passenger charter based out of Kathmandu Tribhuvan International (KTM)

Swift Air Nepal   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Tara Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Airline Code : TA : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Viva Nepal Airways  added

Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Viva Nepal Airways (Kathmandu) has been granted an Air Services Licence (ASL), valid for one year, from the Nepali government ahead of plans to begin operations later in 2017

Yeti Air International   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2008 - 2014*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Yeti Air International >Himalaya Airlines
Comments : Yeti Air International serices were started on 20Jan2008

Yeti Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

1998 - date
Airline Code : 0Y : NYT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Yeti Airlines offers scheduled and charter flights around Nepal. It was formed in 1998 & received its Air Operators Certificate on 17Aug1998. Ooperations started 30Jun1998
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