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In January 2013, a new privately held carrier called Shwe Myanmar Airways will make its first Myanmar-flying. 28 September 2012 Myanma Airways, Embraer, GECAS Myanmar Airways buys two E-190. 28 September 2012 Myanma Airways, Embraer, GECAS Myanmar Airways buys two E-190. Rolls-Royce, which reconditions the aircraft engine for the state-owned Myanmar Airways, said to me that it "works in accordance with British design approvals".
It has three privately held carriers - Air Mandalay, Yangon Airways and Air Bagan - and the state-owned Myanmar Airways. Myanmar's domestic Myanmar Airways International operates flights to five regional destinations: Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, New Delhi and Singapore. It is a collaborative venture between Myanmar Airways, Dawn Light Company, Cathay Aviation and Fast Growth Associates Limited.
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Koreaan Air and Myanmar Airways International sign code-sharing arrangement
Korea Air has entered into a code-share and partnering arrangement with Myanmar Airways International (MAI) at Korea Air's head office in Seoul. As part of the deal, MAI will place its "8M" code on Korea Air's day-to-day service between Seoul and Yangon, while the company is planning to extend the code share to MAI services.
A press statement states that the extensive codesharing arrangement will reinforce Korea Air's alliance with MAI by creating aviation, increasing demands and enhancing flight plans between the two states. MAI CEO Mr Sih Thu and Korea President Chang Hoon Chi attended the formal signature ceremonies.
Indonesia Garuda, MAI sign Code Share Agreement
Indonesia's state-owned carrier Garuda Indonesia and Myanmar Airways International (MAI) have signed a Code Shares Contract between the twolines. Garuda will place its GA code on MAI services between Bangkok-Yangon and Singapore Yangon, while MAI will place its 8M code on Garuda services between Jakarta-Bangkok and Jakarta-Singapore.
Headquartered in Malaysia, MAI had already concluded code sharing agreements with Korean Air and Malaysia Airlines. Garuda said in a declaration that the code sharing offers smooth links between Myanmar and Indonesia via the Singapore and Bangkok global gateway. "Myanmar is an important Indonesian domestic destination and through this relationship we can increase our ability to serve the growing number of travellers traveling between the two countries," said Garuda Indonesia EVP Director of Global Trade and Commerce Erik Meijer.
Burma has recently become an ever more important destination for Indonesia as Indonesia's businesses seek to strengthen their position in this previously taboo state. Indonesia's new President-elect Joko Widodo said last months at a Myanmar meeting that he wanted to increase the volume of bi-lateral trades to one billion dollars by 2016. "We are pleased to be able to offer our customers a greater range of choices and more comfort and mobility when traveling between Yangon and Indonesia's main towns with this new codeshare service".
MAI was founded in August 1993 as a JV between the state-owned company Myanmar Airways and a Singapore company and has been a member of the KBZ Group since January. It operates scheduled services between Yangon and Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Gaya, Guangzhou, Seoul and Mandalay and Gaya. Garuda operates around 160 aircraft to 70 locations around the world with almost 600 daily departures.