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Tara Air adds new Dornier Do228 Aircraft

With a view to expanding it’s services to rural Nepal and supporting the country’s trekking industry, Tara Air, a leading domestic airline has added a Dornier Do228 aircraft to it’s fleet.
 
The aircraft landed at the Tribhuwan International Airport on October 5, 2013 and is expected to come into service from October 7, 2013. Tara Air now operates a fleet of four Canadian built DHC6-300 Twin Otters and three German built Dornier Do 228-212 aircraft.
 
The 18-seater Dornier Do 228-212 is a Short Take Off and Landing (STOL) capable aircraft, ideal for operating in short, high altitude runways such as Lukla and Jomsom. It was purchased from an airlinein the Philippines.
 
This Honey well TPE 331-10 twin engine powered aircraft is equipped with the latest Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS) and the advanced Traffic Collision Awareness System II (TCAS II) and meets all the airworthiness standards of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.
 
“The aircraft has been specifically purchased to support the country’s trekking industry and to provide transportation and food supply to rural areas of Nepal where we have been the only airline flying on a regular basis” said Roshan Regmi, Marketing Manager of Tara Air. Tara Air is a subsidiary of Yeti Airlines. It operates on short haul sectors like Lukla, Phaplu, Lamidanda, Rumjatar, Ramechhap and Bhojpur from Kathmandu.The carrier flies to Jomsom from Pokhara and to Dolpa, Jumla, Bajura, Simikot, Rara, Rukum and Bajhang from Nepalgunj and Surkhet.

Outstation Sales Offices

 

Pokhara
Office: 061- 464888 / 463888
Airport: 061- 465888
Dhangadi
Office: 091- 520004
Airport: 091- 575067
Biratnagar
Office: 021- 536612/13
Airport: 021460769
Bhadrapur
Office: 023- 455232
Airport: 023- 456242
Nepalgunj
Office: 081-526556/7
Airport: 081-565013 / 565237
Jomsom
Office: 069- 440068/9
Bharatpur
Office: 056-533108
Bhairahawa
Office: 071- 527527 / 525880
Airport: 071- 527528
Rumjatar
Office: 037- 540065
Airport: 037- 540251
Tumlingtar
Office: 029 630120, 029 630240
Mugu/Rara
Office: 091- 450100
Humla/ Simikot
Office: 087- 680060
Ramechhap
Office 048- 540250
Dharan
Office: 025- 533094
Bajura
Office: 9749010967
Phaplu
Office: 038- 520333
Jumla
Office: 087- 520107
Surkhet
Office: 083 520518
Dunai / Dolpo
Office: 9748901039
Lamidanda
Office: 036- 690001
Lukla
Office: 038-550088
Kathmandu Airport
Marketing: 01- 4493901 / 4493428
Operation: 01- 4493426 / 4465337
Cargo: 01- 4113084
Thamel
Office: 01- 4213012/13
Jawalakhel
Office: 01- 5546122 / 5546126
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