Myanmar’s flag carrier returns overseas with Yangon-S’pore route

SINGAPORE: After a 22-year hiatus, flag carrier Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) on Monday (Aug 17) resumed flying overseas as it launched its international flight from Yangon to Singapore, despite other Myanmar airlines having struggled to compete with Singaporean carriers on the highly competitive route. The re-christened Myanmar flag carrier, formerly known as Union of Burma […]

Myanmar National Airways takes wing again in foreign skies

State-owned carrier Myanmar National Airlines (MNA), formerly Myanma Airways, flew across the country’s borders for the first time in more than two decades yesterday. The 67-year-old airline’s inaugural international flight, which departed from Yangon International Airport for Singapore at 10:15am yesterday, comes in the midst of the company’s multi-million-dollar brand transformation as it courts foreign […]