Tara Air We provide the most extensive connectivity in the Mountains of Nepal. Tara Air is the newest and biggest airline service provider in the Nepalese mountains. This company has started business with the mission of helping develop the rural Nepal. Accordingly, our service is concentrated in the hills and mountains of the country from the Far East to the Far West. We currently operate a fleet of seven STOL aircrafts, comprising of five Twin Otter (DHC 6/300) and two Dornier (DO 228) aircrafts. We operate scheduled and charter flights to almost all airports in the country. Twin Otter The factory new DHC -6/400 and DHC-6/300 Twin Otter are 19 seater Canadian-built STOL (Short Take-off and Landing) utility aircraft. The aircraft's fixed tricycle undercarriage, STOL abilities and relatively high rate of climb have made it a successful passenger airliner in the mountains of Nepal over the last few decades. Dornier DO 228 The Dornier DO 228 is a small twin-turboprop STOL utility aircraft, manufactured by Dornier GmbH (later DASA Dornier, Fairchild-Dornier). It has got the Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) capabilities. It can take-off and land at most of the airports in hilly and mountainous regions such as Lukla, Phaplu, Jomsom, Jumla, Simikot etc.