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Myanmar’s national airline goes international after 22-year break

Myanmar's national carrier goes international.
Myanmar’s national carrier goes international. Image by Shaun Dunphy / CC BY-SA 2.0

For the first time in more than two decades, Myanmar (also known as Burma) will begin operating international flights with its national carrier, Myanmar National Airlines. From August, MNA will fly to Singapore, with plans to add to its international destinations following that. Tourist arrival numbers in Myanmar have been increasing, with five million visitors expected by the end of this year. Read more: channelnewsasia.com