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Myanmar’s state-run airline to link Yangon, China’s Chengdu

YANGON, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) — The state-owned Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) will launch direct scheduled flight from Myanmar’s Yangon to Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province of China, beginning on Dec. 28, according to the airline on Thursday. Chengdu will be the sixth international destination for the Myanmar airline to fly. Using Boeing 737NG aircraft, […]

Volvo builds foundations for growth in Myanmar

As Myanmar’s economy opens up, international car brands are increasingly looking to the country’s potential as a promising market. Among the brands leading the way is the famous brand Volvo. Volvo entered the Myanmar market in February 2017 and signed up Performance Auto International Co Ltd (Volvo Myanmar) as the importer and distributor of the […]

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 […]