Hughes, Honeywell Expanding PBN Deployment at Myanmar Airports

Hughes Aerospace and Honeywell Aerospace have announced a partnership with Myanmar’s Department of Civil Aviation to bring Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures to the nation’s busiest airports. In recent years, both companies have embarked on a global initiative to assist airports with redesigning the airways within their airspace to allow them to move away from […]

Air traffic at Yangon airport up 153% in five years

Air traffic at Yangon International Airport has jumped by 153 per cent in 2013 from 2009, according to Department of Civil Aviation. A number of 20,611 domestic and overseas flights landed at the airport in 2009. The number rose in the past five years, to 25,633 in 2010, 32,944 in 2011, 39,000 in 2012 and […]

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, […]