Two additional AS 350 series of helicopters have been added to Fishtail Air’s existing fleets. One AS350 B3 has already landed at T.I.A Kathmandu. Both Helicopters will be operational by March 2012. This will make Fishtail Air possessing once again the highest number of fleet in Nepal.
AS 350 B3 Helicopter being the most powerful machine can be operated with safe performance up to an altitude of 23,000ft. The Eurocopter A-Star 350 B series of helicopters have proven to be the most efficient helicopter for high altitude missions for Nepal.
Fishtail Air is a private airline established by professional entrepreneurs in 2001, consists of expert technical team. Fishtail Air’s helicopters are operated by well trained crew and maintenance personnel consisting of Nepalese and Foreign pilots.
Fishtail Air has so far performed numerous significant rescue operations. Some of the extraordinary missions are – “The world’s highest human sling rescue operation” operated in April 2010. The company’s helicopter had played an instrumental role in the “World’s Highest Cabinet Meeting”, conducted by the Nepalese Government on 4th December 2009, at Kalapatthar. Fishtail Air’s helicopters also assists in events like Everest Sky Dive.
Fishtail Air also specializes in Aerial Survey and Filming, Mountain Flights, Heli –Trekking, Pilgrimage Tours, Corporate Charters, Air Ambulance Services, and Project Support flights, Sling Operations, Trans- Border Flight and High Altitude helicopter rescue services.
Fishtail Air aims at providing additional services in the near future, as follows -
1. For safe, reliable, quick and economical operations, the company is placing one helicopter at Lukla and one at Pokhara.
2. With the expertise of foreign rescue pilots, professional mountain guides and well trained Nepalese Pilots, rescue flights will be conducted at different mountain heights, as and when required.
3. Helicopters will be equipped with FM Radio operating on special ‘Rescue Channel’. Expedition teams can communicate with our Aircraft from the Base Camp itself.
4. Special ‘Mail Transfer Service’ from the base camps shall be initiated for the Expedition teams.