Shree Airlines Pvt. Ltd. is one of the first private airlines in Nepal to operate chartered helicopter services. Incorporated in the year 1999, the airline was originally named Air Ananya, after the grand-daughter of the owner. Today Shree Airlines stands as the largest operator of Mi-17 helicopters in south-east Asia, with a fleet that also includes AS 350 B3e helicopters. Shree is the only airline from Nepal and all of south and south-east Asia on the United Nations and World Food Program list of approved vendors, after thorough inspection of audit certified as safe to fly on.