Golden Myanmar Airlines joins ranks of local businesses charging dual prices

FOREIGNERS taking domestic flights by Golden Myanmar Airlines (GMA) should be prepared to pay over 50 per cent more than locals. Since April 1, the airline has introduced a new price structure with one price category for foreigners and several categories for locals. For a flight between Yangon and Nyaung U, foreigners pay US$89, whereas […]

Myanmar airports improve safety

YANGON, 11 March 2015: Myanmar’s Ministry of Transport says it has upgraded six airports in terms of safety and security. The six airports that have gained new safety equipment are Yangon, Mandalay, Nyaung U, Heho, Thandwe and Dawei. The Global New Light of Myanmar claimed the six airports received safety and security upgrades with the […]

Bagan to add night mall

BAGAN, 5 March 2015: Myanmar Restaurant Association says a night mall will be opened in Bagan to provide better shopping and products for visitors. Eleven Myanmar reported the story initially and quoted the association’s chairman, Tint Swe, as saying that the night mall would offer traditional handicrafts, regional products and clothes as well as traditional […]

Alliance to boost safety at Myanmar airports

Sumitomo, together with NEC, NEC Networks & System Integration, Toshiba and Morita, has concluded an agreement with the Civil Aviation Department of Myanmar’s Transport Ministry on the “Project for Improvement of Nationwide Airport Safety and Security”. The project is designed to help improve aviation safety at Myanmar’s major airports – Yangon, Mandalay, Nyaung U, Heho, […]