Airlines Plan New Flights, Increased Frequencies To Yangon

Myanmar’s travel and tourism market is poised to enter a new period of growth following recent political developments in the country. Identifying near-term opportunities, airlines have rapidly announced the resumption of services and frequency increases to the country’s gateway, Yangon.   Bangkok Airways Thai boutique carrier Bangkok Airways announced the addition of a third daily flight on … Continue reading

Malaysia Airlines Raises Frequencies On Kuala Lumpur – Yangon Route

Malaysia Airlines has announced it is to increase frequencies on the Kuala Lumpur-Yangon route, in response to growing demand for travel between the Malaysian capital city and Myanmar’s largest city. Effective 2 September 2010, the airline will add flights on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week to its current 5 times weekly schedule to provide daily … Continue reading

Star Alliance Welcomes Brussels Airlines

The Star Alliance network has welcomed its newest member at an official ceremony held at Brussels’ historic Grand Place. Zaventum-headquartered Brussels Airlines, the largest airline based in Belgium, becomes the 26th member of the grouping.   From its hub at Brussels Airport, the airline flies 200 daily flights to 69 destinations across Europe and Africa, offering greater connectivity for … Continue reading

Hainan Airlines Inaugurates Beijing-Dubai-Luanda Route

China’s Hainan Airlines has begun flights from Beijing to Angola’s capital city Luanda via Dubai. The airline is the first Chinese airline to operate flights to Angola and joins fellow carriers Air China and China Southern Airlines on the Beijing-Dubai route.   Flight HU 7923 departs Beijing Capital Airport every Monday and Thursday at 1910 hrs, arriving in … Continue reading