Archive for the 'Transport' Category

Sep 14 2013

Domestic air travel in Burma

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Coming into Mandalay Airport with flooded Irrawaddy and Sagaing in background

Burma’s a large country with a bad road infrastructure, so though we generally prefer to stick to road, river or rail while travelling, a domestic flight in Burma (Myanmar) may on occasions be a necessary, or at least convenient, evil — unless you have unlimited time and superior posterior suspension. Flights within Burma can be a bit … read the full post

Sep 07 2013

New flight connections to and within Burma (Myanmar)

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A more tasteful livery from Air Mandalay

With tourism booming in Burma (Myanmar), airlines are busy increasing flights, tweaking schedules and adding new destinations, so here’s a brief look at some of the latest air travel information. Airlines adding Burma to their destination list include Tiger Airways, which will add direct Singapore to Yangon (Rangoon) flights from October 1, and Thailand’s Nok Air, … read the full post