Vietjet banks on high aviation growth from rising tourism in Myanmar

RAPID ECONOMIC growth and boom in the tourism sector is expected to lead to significant growth in Myanmar’s aviation industry, an airline industry veteran said. Thi Thuy Binh, vice president of Vietnam low-cost carrier Vietjet, said that Myanmar was in high demand among Vietnamese travellers for both business and leisure. “If this upward trend continues, […]

Myanmar’s airlines face challenges as playing field expands and competition intensifies

Consult-Myanmar welcome you to the 27th SEA Games Myanmar, 11-22 Dec 2013 Myanmar’s aviation market has huge potential for both local and foreign carriers as the country has recorded some of the highest passenger growth rates in Asia since opening up in 2012. But there are also huge challenges, including infrastructure constraints, over-capacity and unprofitability. […]