Fishtail Air visits Europe

Fishtail Air in SamedanA delegation led by the chairman
of Fishtail Air, Bikash JB Rana visited Europe, the delegation specifically
visited Switzerland, Italy and France. Nepal expects an increase in
tourism in 2012, with this expected increase Fishtail Air are looking to increase their
helicopter fleet by March 2012.

During their stay in Italy the team
visited the AgustaWestland facility at Costa di Samarate. Fishtail Air were
given a sales briefing by vice president of sales, Umberto Fonteneila.

The next day the delegation
was in Samedan, Switzerland and was shown an AW119Ke
Koala helicopter operated by Swissjet. This was followed by a test flight in the helicopter.

AugustaWestland has put
forward a proposal to test the AW119 Koala with Fishtail Air in the Himalayas.

Photograph; Bikash J.B. Rana (right) chairman, Fishtail Air with Suman Pandey
(left) chief executive officer, Fishtail Air standing in front of the AW119 Koala helicopter at Samedan

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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