Samiksha Jaiswal

Gorkha Airlines

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G1  IKA
Secondary hubs  Pokhara Airport
Headquarters  Kathmandu, Nepal
Fleet size  2
IKA  GORKHA AIRLINES
Destinations  10
Founded  1996
Gorkha Airlines httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaen00aGor
Company slogan  Fly With Us The Gallant Way
Website  http://www.gorkhaairlines.com
Hubs  Tribhuvan International Airport, Pokhara Airport

Gorkha Airlines Pvt. Ltd. is an airline based in Kathmandu, Nepal. It operates scheduled and charter flights to domestic destinations, as well as daily mountain flights in the Himalayas. Its main base is Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.

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History

The airline was established in 1996 and started operations on 8 July 1996. It began operations with two Mil Mi-17 helicopters and moved on to scheduled flights using fixed-wing aircraft.

Destinations

Gorkha Airlines operates scheduled flights to the following domestic destinations (as of June 2010):

Fleet

The Gorkha Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (at March 2007):

  • 2 Dornier 228-212
  • Accidents and incidents

  • On 30 June 2005, a Dornier Do 228 (9N-ACV) aircraft skidded off the runway while attempting to land at Lukla Airport after a flight from Kathmandu. There were only minor injuries to the nine passengers and three crew members. After the accident, the aircraft was reportedly withdrawn from use and written off.
  • References

    Gorkha Airlines Wikipedia


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