ANGON, 8 March 2016: A new international terminal at Yangon airport is scheduled to open this week to relieve passenger congestion at the country’s main international gateway. Myanmar Times said the terminal should open 12 March according to Asia World Group, whose subsidiary Pioneer Aerodrome Services is the building contractor. The USD660 million, three-storey building will […]

Myanmar introduces new visa regulations

MYANMAR’s Ministry of Immigration and Population announced yesterday new visa regulations effective immediately. Under the new system, there are 12 types of entry visas: Diplomatic; official; tourist; social; journalist; crew; workshop; business; employment; religious; educational; and transit. The diplomatic visa is free and the duration offered is based on the length of duty required. The […]

Domestic airlines heat up Myanmar skies

MYANMAR’S airspace will see competition intensify as three domestic airlines commence or expand operations over the next few months. Brand new carriers Apex Airlines and Mann Yatanarpon Airlines are due to take flight soon, while FMI Air Charter will start more scheduled flights. A source from Apex told TTG Asia e-Daily that the company’s management […]