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Yangon Airways to rename as Air Thanlwin from Oct 1

Yangon Airways will be renamed as Air Thanlwin starting from October 1, said Deputy Director General Ye Htut Aung from Department of Civil Aviation (DCA). “The flight tickets are selling under the name of Yangon Airways currently and the new airline name “Air Thanlwin” may be printed on the flight tickets from October 1. “The […]

Unable to break protectionist curse, FMI bites the dust

FMI Air became the third domestic airline to throw in the towel on July 20, after more than five years in operation. Amid the winding up of joint venture proposals and local firms, this is the latest alarm that businesses are running out of patience with the government’s rigid protectionism in the aviation industry. “Operating […]

Former CEO questions future as Air Mandalay service is grounded

The recently departed chief executive officer of Air Mandalay says there is “zero chance” the struggling domestic airline can return to the skies at the end of January as its management has claimed, and even cast doubt on the future of the company. However, new CEO U Sai Kham Park Hpa insisted last week that […]