It plans to operate the new plane in Biratnagar and Nepalgunj airports. As per the media release, this aircraft will be the youngest FAA/EASA approved pressurized aircraft in operation in the Nepali domestic sector.
The ATR 42-500 offers a combination of high overall performance and comfort unmatched in its class while keeping the competitive economics which is the trademark of ATR aircraft. A range of improvements in the field of noise and vibration attenuation has been implemented, namely:
- An optimized, efficient and technologically advanced acoustic treatment of the structure with the installation of Dynamic Vibration Absorbers and skin damping.
- Cabin interiors engineered for maximum noise attenuation and optimum comfort.
The ATR 42-500 is equipped with 2 engines PW127, providing an excellent level of performance with an outstanding take-off and single engine performance maintained even in hot and high conditions.
After it adds a second ATR 72-500 to its fleet, Yeti Airlines plans to extend its operations to Bhadrapur and Bhairahawa as well.