Myanmar Airways International seeks to expand client base in Korea

Myanmar Airways International has appointed Korea’s Meebang Air Agencies Co as its general sales agent (GSA) to facilitate collaborations with a network of trade partners in the country to offer Korean travelers affordable air travel options to and from Myanmar.

As part of the largest airline group in Myanmar, which also includes Air KBZ, Myanmar Airways International currently operates flights to 17 domestic – including domestic code-share flights with Air KBZ – and nine international destinations. It is continuously expanding its network in Asia. With its wide network within Myanmar, MAI connects Yangon and other famous travel destinations, including Bagan and Mandalay.

“We are pleased to appoint Meebang as we believe in their proven expertise and accumulated know-how in sales, public relations and marketing in the aviation industry. With Meebang, we will improve the brand awareness of Myanmar Airways International and continue to create sustainable growth with strategic activities for our Korean travelers,” said the chair of Myanmar Airways International.

“Myanmar plentiful heritage, wonderful Buddhism history and friendly people make it one of the rising and unique travel destinations for those wanting to visit an exotic and exclusive place. Through active cooperation and support with travel agencies and partners in Korea, we will promote Myanmar Airways International’s service, hospitality and network,” said Chanho Hong, President and COO of Meebang.

Established in 1981 in response to growing demand for innovative market approaches and cost-effective sales and marketing solutions for the travel and tourism industry, Meebang has unmatched experience in the travel industry in the areas of sales, marketing and PR services.

Myanmar Airways International operates six routes from its hub in Yangon and Mandalay, serving Bangkok, Singapore, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Nanchang, Hefei, Fuzhou and Kolkata with a fleet of three A319s. It also has a seasonal service to Gaya which caters to religious pilgrims. Overall, Myanmar Airways International has approximately 7 percent of the total international seat capacity in Myanmar. As part of an ambitious growth plan, it plans to double its fleet size by end of 2019.

Meebang was founded in 1981 with a vision to introduce the world to the people of Korea by acting as GSA for foreign travel businesses. Meebang, with its subsidiary company TAMS, offers a wide range of comprehensive services to meet all the needs of clients, including sales, marketing, PR and customer services.

Meebang is proud of its long term relationship with clients, unmatched level of market expertise, strong relations with key travel decision makers and media professionals. It has accumulated award-winning experience over 39 years in travel industry. As a leading GSA in Korea with a team comprised of the best in travel industry, our clients will be assured of success.

Source: Myanmar Times

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