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Myanmar tourism rolls out red carpet

The first tourists from Japan, South Korea and China to take advantage of Myanmar’s easing of visa rules enjoyed a VIP welcome at Yangon Airport Wednesday. A celebration at the airport welcomed travellers flying in from Japan and Korea, who were among the first to enjoy a visa-free privilege that was introduced on Monday. The […]

Air China launches new services to Yangon

Air China, the country’s leading carrier, said on Monday that it had started two new flights to Myanmar’s Yangon as traffic demand between the two countries soars. The two are a direct Beijing-Yangon flight and a Chengdu-Kunming-Yangon route. There are four flights every week between Beijing and Yangon, which are serviced by Boeing 737 aircraft, […]

Air China to launch Beijing-Yangon, Chengdu-Kunming-Yangon services

BEIJING, China – Air China plans to inaugurate Beijing-Yangon and Chengdu-Kunming-Yangon services on March 30. Yangon, the city for pilgrimage, the “City of Peace” which oozes immense oriental charms, will be within easy reach. At the end of 2013, Air China introduced nonstop services from Beijing to Chiang Mai and Siem Reap, and in 2014, […]