Yangon airport accident prone

YANGON, 24 April 2014: Aviation authority says overcrowding and lack of aircraft parking spots at Yangon International Airport has caused a spate of minor accidents and damage to aircraft. Local media quoted an unnamed Department of Civil Aviation official saying the accident rate had increased with the boom in air travel to Yangon. A total […]

Myanmar looks to private firms to improve dire air safety record

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. (Reuters) – Myanmar aims to lure private companies to upgrade and run nearly half its airports in a bid to spruce up its poor record on air safety and support a fast-growing tourism industry, officials said on Tuesday. […]

Govt Invites Private Investors to Upgrade 30 Domestic Airports

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list YANGON — The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) announced on Wednesday that it plans to use local and foreign private investors to upgrade 30 of Myanmar’s 69 domestic airports in a bid to improve the country’s underdeveloped airport capacity and infrastructure. “We want to stop using the government […]