Yangon-Pathein-Yangon flight inaugurated

A new Yangon-Pathein-Yangon flight began its maiden trip from Yangon to Pathein in Ayeyawady Region yesterday, state media reported. The aircraft landed in Pathein Airport in the evening where its passengers and crew were welcomed by Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister U Hla Moe Aung, the regional Hluttaw Speaker, regional ministers and department officials. The Chief […]

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 […]

Free-Fallin’ Over Yangon

Myanmar’s first parachute federation is flying into Yangon. Since the 1990s, a group of 53 free falling enthusiasts have been jumping all over Myanmar. But only now is the Myanmar Parachute Federation becoming an officially registered non-governmental organisation. The country’s first parachute organisation joined the ranks of parachuting clubs around the world on May 27 at the official […]