Thursday, May 23, 2024

Infrastructure issues in Myanmar urgently need to be addressed

Myanmar’s fast emerging air cargo industry is gearing up but needs to address severe infrastructure limitations, Michael Mackey reports. The overriding problem for the sector is the sheer lack of hardware – especially at Yangon International Airport, a nodal point for nearly all of Myanmar’s air freight. Yangon is the country’s business capital. “The air […]

Qatar becomes 1st carrier to launch freighter to Yangon

Qatar Airways Cargo has become the first international carrier to launch a freighter service to Yangon in Myanmar. The Doha-Yangon-Doha route is served once-a-week with the Airbus A330 Freighter, providing more than 60 tonnes of cargo capacity each way. Qatar Airways’ acting chief officer for cargo, Guillaume Halleux says: “We are delighted to launch our […]