GE Capital Aviation Services delivers Three New Boeing 737-800 To MNA

GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), has delivered three new leased Boeing 737-800 aircrafts to Myanmar National Airlines (MNA). “These three new aircrafts are the first of ten aircrafts to come from GECAS’ existing order book with Boeing.  The remaining seven aircrafts will be delivered to MNA by 2020,” said Mr. Wouter Van Wersch, President […]

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 Airways takes wing again in foreign skies

State-owned carrier Myanmar National Airlines (MNA), formerly Myanma Airways, flew across the country’s borders for the first time in more than two decades yesterday. The 67-year-old airline’s inaugural international flight, which departed from Yangon International Airport for Singapore at 10:15am yesterday, comes in the midst of the company’s multi-million-dollar brand transformation as it courts foreign […]

MNA to Start Flying to Hong Kong and Taiwan

Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) will begin flights to Hong Kong and Taiwan later this year, the state-backed carrier announced. The airline has leased Boeing 737-800s for the routes. The planes are expected to arrive in early October, and they will start regular flights to Hong Kong and Taipei beginning in November. If MNA can finalise […]

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 […]