Myanmar Airways International will start flights to the United Arab Emirates next year, now the two countries have signed an aviation accord.
MAI’s marketing and public relations manager, Aye Maya Thar, told local media that the airline plans to launch services to UAE in 2015, but gave no details.
Before the agreement signed on 10 March, Myanmar and UAE had no aviation treaties.
City authorities expect to have direct flights from Japan’s Yokohama to serve an increase in business tourists once a new industrial park opens in this southern city.
Ho Chi Minh city is a bustling metropolitan of Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh City chairman, Le Hoang Quan, said the city and Japan’s Yokohama prefecture was attempting to establish an air link that would help serve business travel between the two cities.
“The Ho Chi Minh City-Yokohama route would make it easier for more Japanese investors to visit Vietnam but we still need to secure the support of airlines to fly nonstop services.”