Saturday, February 2, 2013

IOM, Yeti Airlines renew service agreement

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and Yeti Airlines have extended their partnership.
Yeti Airlines, which has been providing exclusive air travel service to IOM since 2008, has once more been selected to be the official air travel partner of the IOM, according to the airlines. "The airlines that operates BAE’s Jet stream 41 — the world’s best turboprop aircraft — has been continuously offering its best services to IOM for over than five years. The airlines has provided service for over 2,345 chartered flights assisting 75,326 passengers. The IOM — the world’s leading international organisation working in the field of migration — works in close coordination with various actors in the international, national and local community to fulfill its mandate to uphold the dignity and wellbeing of migrants. As an inter-governmental organisation that has offices in over 100 countries, IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all by providing services and advice to governments and assistance to migrants.
Nepal became an IOM member state in 2006 and IOM has had the distinct pleasure to support its important member state in a range of areas of intervention including inter alia movement, emergency and post-crisis management, labour migration, reparation programmes, counter-trafficking and in addressing climate change and environmental degradation.
As in Nepal, road transport is often not easy and available for all destinations, the IOM has joined hands with Yeti Airlines, for travel as a reliable, trustworthy, and efficient partner. "The partnership is particularly critical to IOM’s work on refugee resettlement, whereby IOM flies all refugees that it is assisting across the country," it added.
At the core of IOM’s work, lies the beneficiary of its service, and IOM has found given Yeti’s airline’s excellent service to it and the refugees, the according to the airlines that has been since past 14 years, whether it is on-board or on-ground, serving with pride and determination, and most importantly, with timeliness.
The airlines operates a fleet of BAE’s most advanced Jetstream-41 aircrafts, in accordance with safety standards that remain unmatched. "It is the first airline to receive the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) based NCAR 145 certificate, and Maintenance Organisation Approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.
Yeti Airlines, along with Tara Airlines, flies the widest network with over 50 flights a day in the country.

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