Monday, October 29, 2012

Singapore Airlines starts service to Rangoon

Monday, 29 October 2012 13:57 Mizzima News

Singapore Airlines (SIA) launched flights to Rangoon on Sunday, bringing the total number of foreign airlines flying into Burma to 18, according to tourism groups.

SIA said it will offer daily flight services using Boeing 777-200 aircraft.

Currently, Singapore-based Silk Air operates 16 flights a week to Rangoon with single-aisle Airbus A320, and it will continue nine of its flights after SIA starts its services.

Four foreign airlines launched flights to Rangoon in September and October: Korean Airlines of South Korea; Qatar Airlines of the Middle East, EVA Airlines of Taiwan; and All Nippon Airways of Japan.

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