The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 19 April 2015
The Myanmar Times

MAI receives new A320-200 aircraft

National carrier Myanmar Airways International is expanding its services with a 280-seater.

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When tourists swindle locals

She walked into the reception area of Monywa Hotel, sporting disconcertingly casual attire: knee-length shorts and a short-sleeved blouse, both made from flimsy white cotton fabric decorated with a floral print.
 

 

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EVA launches first flights to Yangon

EVA Airways, Taiwan’s second largest airline, launched its first direct flight between Yangon and Taipei on October 9. The airline uses MD-90 jets on the route, with flights to Yangon every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.

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MAI prepares for Hong Kong service

National carrier Myanmar Airways International will launch direct flights from Yangon to Hong Kong in December, a spokesperson said last week.

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After four years, Qatar resumes Yangon service

After a break of more than four years, Qatar Airways resumed flights to Myanmar with the launch of scheduled services to Yangon.



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More river vessels needed for tourist influx

More private vessels are needed to meet demand from foreign tourists on Myanmar’s busy Bagan-Mandalay route.



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Saved by a stranger while far from home

InMarch 2010 I was chosen to attend a journalism course in London, which was a lifetime dream come true. I had only been out of the country once before, on a trip to Japan in 2006.

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Yangon and Bago airport projects move forward

The Department of Civil Aviation is seeking private investors to help finance an upgrade of Yangon International Airport.



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Korean Air launches direct flights to Yangon

Korean Air launched direct flight services between Seoul Incheon and Yangon international airports on September 13, inaugurating the route with a fully booked flight that landed in Yangon on schedule at 10:15pm.

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Hotel booking available at Yangon airport

Visitors to Myanmar can now book hotel rooms in Yangon upon arrival at Yangon International Airport, according to a spokesperson at the airport's information counter.

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