Fishtail Air & Air Zermatt Introduces Alpine Rescue System in Nepal
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 the partnership of Swiss company Air Zermatt and Fishtail Air. Present at the conference were Fishtail Air’s Chairman Capt. Bikas JB Rana, CEO Mr.Suman Pandey, Air Zermatt’s Mr. Gerold Biner- Director of Operations and Mr.Bruno Jelk-Rescue Specialist, Fishtail Air’s pilots and rescue specialists and media persons.
Visuals on Air Zermatt’s operation in the Swiss Alps plus footage on spring 2010 rescue missions in the Nepal Himalayas conducted by the joint team Air Zermatt and Fishtail Air were shown. Briefing media persons Mr. Suman Pandey highlighted how 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. He also informed the gathering about Fishtail Air’s new Air Ambulance.
Trekking in Mustang from Jomsom to Lo Manthang and back was exceptional. We stayed at Fishtail Lodge in Pokhara .It was very good. We can only recommend a stay there. Likewise for Soaltee in Kathmandu.