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GMA expands fleet despite rising costs, low passenger volumes

U Kyaw Nyein, chief executive officer of Golden Myanmar Airlines (GMA), has been seeing a rise in the number of Chinese passengers flying between local destinations in Myanmar this year, with the number of domestic destinations having risen to 29 from 25 in 2018. This has been able to offset the fall in the number […]

Myanma Airways takes new name, plans international flights

State-owned carrier Myanma Airways will re-christen as Myanmar National Airways as it looks to once again take to international skies, officials said on December 10. The airline has also embarked on a corporatisation process that will see it operate at arms’-length from the Union government and Ministry of Transport, and has been updating services such […]

Myanmar Airways slated to become Myanmar National Airways: Pending legislation

State-run Myanmar Airways is slated for rename as Myanmar National Airways upon the enactment of the new aviation legislation. Presently, the Myanmar Aviation Bill has been submitted and deliberated in the Lower House of Parliament after the approval of the Upper House. “The Bill has been approved by Upper House and now submitted to Lower […]