Air KBZ to Begin Charter Flights This Month

Air KBZ will introduce air charter service starting this month, U Myat Thu general manager of the private airline told Myanmar Business Today. A fleet of six existing aircrafts, along with an ATR72-500 airliner, which arrived on July 9, will be available for both domestic and international service in August. “The new plane cannot be […]

New Gov’t Regulations to Shorten Aircraft Lifespans

The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) under the Ministry of Transport has revealed new government regulations that will reduce the standard lifespan of domestic airplanes by five years. Prior to the government changes, commercial airways were allowed to operate airplanes in Myanmar for up to 25 years. The new regulations were announced by DCA officials […]

Myanmar Airways to sign with France’s ATR

The state-owned Myanmar Airways will sign an agreement with ATR Company from France to buy six new planes and open a repair station in Myanmar. “An MoU agreement was already signed on May 6 and the next stage is to sign an agreement at the Attorney General’s Office,” said Than Htun, managing director of Myanmar […]