Gorkha Airlines

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Gorkha Airlines is a private sector airline company which was established in 1996. The airline is promoted by well known personality and leading business professionals

Gorkha Airlines started in 1996 with the operation of two MI-17 helicopters. It entered the fixed wing operation in 1998 with the introduction of two Dornier Do228 aircraft.

Gorkha Airlines is the oldest operating private airlines in Nepal. The airline has highly experienced crews, engineers and dedicated staff. It also holds adequate stock of spare parts.

The current crew of the airlines are highly experienced with the domestic terrain as well as with the Dornier aircrafts. Crews undergo regular training which includes – Simulator training, PPC as well as route checks (on regular basis). The average flying hours of the captains exceed well over 9,000 hours in total.

The company operates in eleven sectors on schedule basis and all over the country on charter basis. They had served around 100,000 passengers per year (2003). These comprises of tourist passenger (18%) and the local passenger (82%). The tourist passengers mainly include Chinese, Korean, Thai, British, Japanese and a small number of American tourists.

Gorkha Airlines is currently planning to introduce two Jet stream JS32EP aircraft to add to its current fleet of two Dornier aircraft in the market. The airline is also looking to add another Dornier DO228 to its current fleet of fixed wings.


Gorkha Airlines
G.P.O. Box: 9451, Maharajgunj
Kathmandu, Nepal

Contact Form
+ 977 1 4435122, + 977 1 4424012
+ 977 1 4444525

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