On 22nd May 2010, Fishtail Air organized a press conference at Nepal Tourism Board’s premises in Kathmandu. The conference was held to highlight the introduction of Alpine rescue System in the Nepalese Himalaya through a joint venture of Fishtail Air and Swiss company Air Zermatt. Present at the conference were Fishtail Air’s Chairman Capt. Bikas JB Rana, CEO Mr.Suman Pandey, Air Zermatt’s Director of Operations -Mr. Gerold Biner and Rescue Specialist Mr.Bruno Jelk, Fishtail Air’s pilots and rescue specialists and media persons.
Visual footage on Air Zermatt’s operation in the Swiss Alps and spring 2010 rescue missions in the Nepal Himalayas conducted by the joint team Air Zermatt and Fishtail Air were shown during the meeting. Briefing media persons Mr. Suman Pandey said that the partnership between Air Zermatt and Fishtail Air will go a long way in developing Alpine Rescue System in the Himalayas, thus saving many lives of mountaineers and adventurers. He also informed the gathering about Fishtail Air’s new Air Ambulance.