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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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26Mar15updateAir Mandalay will resume scheduled commercial flights on May 1
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AirlineOperating DatesStatusCommentsGenealogy

 Agni Air

2005 - 2012InactiveAgni Air was established as an air-taxi company in 2005 

 Air Nepal International

2005 - 2006Inactive  

 Alpine Air

2011* - 2011Inactive  

 Ampro Airwayscomag


 Base Air

2005 - 2006*Status?  

 BB Airways

2012 - 2013Inactive  

 Bishwo Airways

2015 >Planned  

 Blue Airways


 Buddha Air

1997 - dateActiveBuddha Air was formed in 1997 offering domestic services within Nepal, servicng the tourist industry 

 Cosmic Air

1998 - 2008InactiveCosmic Air was formed in 1997 & started operations on 01Jan1998 

 Everest Air

1992 - 1998InactiveEverest Air was formed as Nepal Air Charter in 1992Nepal Air Charter >Everest Air

 Flight Care Aviation

**** - ****Inactive  

 Flying Dragon Airlines

2005 - 2006*Status?

2008 - 2008Inactive  

 Garud Air

**** - ****Inactive  

 Goma Air

2011 - dateActive  

 Gorkha Airlines

1996 - dateActiveGorkha Airlines was formed in 1996 offering scheduled and charter flights around Nepal. 

 Guna Airlines

2009 - dateActive  

 Gurans Air


 Himalaya Airlines

(2014)Began? Yeti Air International >Himalaya Airlines

 Lumbini Airways

1997 - 2001InactiveLumbini Airways was formed in 1996 

 Makalu Air

2010 - dateActive  

 Mero Airlines

**** - ****Inactive  

 Mountain Air

2000 - 2002Inactive  

 Necon Air

1992 - 2003Inactive  

 Nepal Air Charter

1992* - 1992RenamedEverest Air was formed as Nepal Air Charter in 1992Nepal Air Charter >Everest Air

 Nepal Airlines

2006 - dateActive RNAC (Royal Nepal Airlines) >Nepal Airlines

 Nepal Airways

1992* - 1998Inactive  

 NNA (Namaste Nepalese Air)


 Om Airways


 RNAC (Royal Nepal Airlines)

1958 - 2006Renamedformed on 01Jul1958 & started operations on 03Jul1958RNAC (Royal Nepal Airlines) >Nepal Airlines

 Royal Air Nepal

1992* - 2001*Status?  

 Saurya Airlines

2014 - dateActive  

 Shangrila Air (Shangri La Air)

2000 - 2008Inactive  

 Shradda Airways


 Simrik Airlines

2009* - dateActiveSimrik Airlines was founded in 2009 

 Sita Air

2003 - dateActive  

 Skyline Airways

1999 - 2006Inactive  

 Swift Air Nepal

(2014)Began? Swift Air Nepal

 Tara Air

2009 - dateActive  

 Yeti Air International

2013* - 2014*Renamed Himalaya Airlines

 Yeti Airlines

1998 - dateActive