Tourists can’t stay away from Mandalay

MANDALAY, one of largest cities in Myanmar, has seen increased numbers of international visitors over the past five months, according to the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. Between January and May this year, nearly 160,000 tourists entered the city, an increase of 22 per cent over the same period last year, said an official from […]

Ministry of Transport invites aircraft fuel distribution tender, closing date: 9th June 2014

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Transport Aircraft Fuel Distribution Invitation to submit expression of Interest from Developers 1. In line with the Aviation Development Plan, the Ministry of Transport of the […]

Local airports to be handed over to private sector

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. YANGON—Local airports in Myanmar are being allowed to approach private companies to handle their operations, according to the Directorate of Myanmar Aviation Department. There are 69 domestic airports in Myanmar. Among them, only 32 airports including Nay Pyi […]

Myanmar’s international airports the top hub for drug smugglers

Myanmar’s three main international airports have become a major transfer hub for illegal narcotics, according to the chief of the Aviation Police Department. The aviation police force has found most narcotic drugs smugglers using Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw international airports to smuggle drugs. The force has also taken action against some foreigners carrying […]