Kathmandu, Jan 24: Himalaya Airlines has become the first airline in Nepal to successfully achieve ISO 9001-2015 QMS certification.
The Nepal-China-Joint Venture airline has received the certificate on December 29, 2021, in recognition of the organization’s Quality Management System (QMS) which complies with ISO 9001-2015, Himalaya Airlines said in a press release today. The airlines earned the ISO certificate for “Providing Air Transport for Traveling Passengers and Freight, including Aviation Related Training Services”.
Earlier to this, Himalaya had acquired its first ISO certification for Quality Management System of Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Services in August 2020. ISO 9001:2015 is a globally recognized quality management standard developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) which ensures that the products and services meet the needs of customers, through an effective quality management system.
ISO 9001:2015 certificate no. 120057/A/0001/UK/En was issued to Himalaya Airlines by United Registrar of System and United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).
Congratulating the team for ISO certification, President of Himalaya Airlines, Mr. Zhou Enyong said, “It is a proud moment for Himalaya to receive ISO 9001-2015 certification and a noteworthy achievement of the team effort. It is a continuing process for the company and we shall continue to optimize the standardization of work with due compliance at all levels.”
Vijay Shrestha, Vice President, Himalaya Airlines expressed, “This indeed is a remarkable accomplishment for team Himalaya. With the collaborative efforts of the team to maintain high documentation standards companywide, H9 has been able to acquire this ISO certification. This demonstrates Himalaya’s dedication for high performance work practices and is a significant confirmation of our ongoing commitment to quality.”