Myanmar pushes ahead with new carrier, airport

Asia’s recently democratized nation, Myanmar (formerly Burma), is expanding its aviation capability with a new airline and the construction of an international airport. The new carrier, to be named Asian Blue Aviation, is joint venture (JV) between Japan’s full-service carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Myanmar-based banking, infrastructure and telecoms company Golden Sky World, a […]

New Yangon airport contract signed

A Singapore construction company and an affiliate of Changi Airport Group has won a $1.4 billion order to build a new airport in Myanmar’s Yangon as the country repairs its infrastructure after the easing of decades of sanctions. A consortium led by Yongnam Holdings Ltd, which includes Changi Airport Planners and Engineers and Japan’s JGC […]

New Bids Force Further Delay for Myanmar Airport Work: Official

YANGON — Work on the US$1.1 billion Hanthawaddy International Airport in Myanmar faces additional delays because the four short-listed competitors for the job will have to submit new bids because of “a major change in project policy,” a senior Transport Ministry official told Reuters. “Our government has agreed to seek ODA [official development assistance] for […]

Singapore Consortium Back in Running for Myanmar Airport

SINGPORE — A consortium including Singapore’s Changi Airport Planners and Yongnam Holdings Inc has been invited by the government of Myanmar to re-enter negotiations to build and operate a new international airport in the country. In August a consortium led by South Korea’s Incheon International Airport Corp was named as the preferred bidder to build […]