DCA deploys budget, invites tenders to jazz up airports, aviation

High costs and a lack of travelers passing through some of Myanmar’s airports has resulted in at least four of the country’s ten airlines bypassing those locations altogether. Consequently, as many as eight airports have ceased operations in recent years, accounting for a quarter of Myanmar’s 32 domestic airports. Five out of the eight shuttered […]

No open tender for Nyaung-U airport upgrade

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list The Nyaung-U airport in Mandalay Region will be upgraded into international airport soon, with the support from the Japanese government, U Ye Htut Aung, deputy director-general of the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) told The Myanmar Times on August 28. The airport is near the tourist destination Bagan […]

Bagan tourist arrivals growing

Domino effect for Bagan as improved Mandalay access spurs visitor arrivals by 17% year-on-year, top 5 overseas source markets lead demand growth in Q1 2017. “As one of the main tourist destinations in Myanmar, the ancient city of Bagan had 282,387 international visitors in 2016, with a 5-year CAGR averaging 12%. Currently, Nyaung U Airport […]