Increase of current international flights to be landed only at night

Direct flight from countries to Yangon would be given priority to land in daytime, Director General of Aviation Department U Tin Naing Tun said.

Most of international flights currently land and take off at night, he said. “We will discuss with all airlines to reschedule. Direct flight would be given priority for daytime and transit flights would be the night time flight,” he said.

Among ASEAN countries, Brunei and Vietnam has discussed to fly direct flights to Yangon as well as the international airlines are being discussed to extend their flights.

In Myanmar, there are 7 international airlines started their directed flights within in 2012 namely; All Nippon Airways, Qatar Airways, Korea Airlines, Asiana, Condor Airlines and Singapore Airlines.

It is learnt that there are 15 direct flights with Myanmar before early September 2012. In the end of last year, there are 22 international airlines.

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