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 Airlines faces challenges as bold international expansion begins with Singapore

Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) plans to launch services on the highly competitive Yangon-Singapore route in Aug-2015 as it starts to implement an ambitious international expansion plan. The newly rebranded government-owned carrier took delivery of the first of 10 737-800s in Jun-2015 and plans to operate five international routes by early 2016 as it grows its […]

MNA faces challenges

YANGON, 14 July 2015: Myanmar National Airline will face challenges as it begins a bold international expansion starting with flights to Singapore, according to an assessment made by Centre for Asia-Pacific Aviation. MNA plans to launch services on the highly competitive Yangon-Singapore route in August this year as part of an ambitious international expansion plan, […]