Myanmar’s airlines face pressure at home and abroad

Underfinanced and often unprofitable, Myanmar’s airlines are in a fight for survival as competition heats up from rivals inside and outside the country. The sector has several factors in its favour – Myanmar is enjoying strong economic growth, fuel prices are low and the number of foreign tourists is rising. But by and large the […]

Myanmar’s Apex Airlines poised for takeoff in March

MYANMAR’S newest carrier Apex Airlines will begin operations in March, making it the 10th airline to add to the country’s small but rapidly growing aviation sector. Based in Nay Pyi Taw, Apex Airlines will initially operate to domestic destinations such as Yangon, Sittwe, Dawei, Myeik and Kaw Thoung using a new ATR 72-600 aircraft. “Our […]