Myanmar to upgrade 3 local airports to receive Chinese tourists

Some local airports will be upgraded to international-standard airports as a part of a slew of projects under China’s Belt and Road (B&R) initiative, according to U Kyaw Win, Union Minister for Planning and Finance. Backed by rising incomes, some 13 million Chinese are travelling abroad yearly but less than half a million came to […]

DCA to Invite Tenders to Privatise Local Airports

The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) in April will invite tenders from private companies to upgrade and operate the country’s local airports, a DCA official said. The move comes as the government moves to privatise Myanmar’s civil aviation sector to make it more efficient and provide better services. “We will give priority to private entrepreneurs […]