Poor aviation infrastructure hinders Myanmar’s aviation potential

Slow improvement in aviation infrastructure remains the biggest hurdle that Myanmar must overcome if it is to cash in on the Asean Open Skies or even pursue its dream to become an aviation hub in Asia. At the Myanmar Civil Aviation Development Conference in March 2014, Transport Minister Nyan Htun Aung announced Myanmar’s vision “that […]

Myanmar Airways to expand fleet with General Electric

The state-owned Myanmar Airways plans to expand their fleet and services by leasing ten new Boeing aircraft from GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). GECAS is part of U.S.-based conglomerate General Electric that signed a lease contract with Myanmar’s national carrier in Singapore on February 11. “We are pleased that General Electric will work with Myanmar […]