Fishtail Air visits Europe
A 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