Bhutan Airlines- Tashi Air Pvt Ltd has been set up under a Board consisting of three family Directors, Tashi Group and Mr. Tshenchok Thinlay, Executive Director and CEO as a Member Secretary. Mr Wangchuk Dorji, Vice Chairman of the Tashi Group has assumed the role of the Chairman of Tashi Air Pvt Ltd. Under his leadership, a management team consisting of aviation experienced experts is being recruited to establish a sound professional aviation company with a mission to serve the nation in offering a safe and a reliable airline in the country. The operational team is led by Mr. Phala Dorji , as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tashi Air Pvt Ltd. a retired Director General of DCA, having over twenty-five years experience in the Aviation sector.
Tashi Air management team consists of a well chosen experienced technical team comprising of Capt Tenzing Tshering , who was the first ever Bhutanese Pilot with over 25 years of flying experience with notable Bhutan experience, heads the Flights Operation Division. Mr. Kriengsak Junseng, a Thai nationality with a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering having over 15 years of experience in engineering, QA, Planning and line maintenance and typed rated for A320s is the head of Engineering Division. Mr Sandeep Mukherjee an experienced Indian nationality with many years of experience in airline is now heading the Ground Operation division of Tashi Air. The QA’s post will be held by a already identified QA experienced person, presently working in an airline, will join Tashi Air by end of April 2014.
Mr. Ugyen Tenzing, with over 13 years experience working in the national airline Drukair in finance and commercial now heads the Commercial division of Tashi Air. The Finance Division is headed by Mr. Gembo Thinley, who has over 15 years experience in finance with erstwhile national airline Drukair. Tshitrim Dorji who was earlier heading the IT Divison in Drukair is now heading the IT division of Tashi Air.
Namagay Om who was earlier working under commercial Divsion, Drukair for 6 years is now heading the Sales and Distribution of Tashi Air. The rest of the support team are all in place and most are with aviation experience who has worked earlier with the national airline Drukair.
The present Flight Crew for the international operation are all provided by the wet Lessor and our recruited Captains and Bhutan experienced First officers ( earlier who worked with Drukair) are presently attached with the Wet Lessor’s crew Team for operation in Bhutan. The much needed set of Crews for the dry lease operation are all earmarked and identified and will be in place at the start of dry lease operation by April 2014. The new recruits will be carefully selected and trained in local procedures to ensure the highest standards of safety being maintained by Tashi Air.