Myanmar Airways International’s (MAI) has started operations with its first Embraer E190.
Operations began from Yangon on 21 December with four flights throughout the day.
MAI’s second E190 is due to arrive in the country on 23 December 2020.
The airline will expand its E190 routes to include nine destinations across the country, upgauging from the turboprops used by its sister airline Air KBZ.
There are now four new E-Jet operators in Asia Pacific (ex. China) since the start of 2020.
Brazilian company Embraer is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial aircraft up to 150 seats with more than 100 customers from all over the world. For the E-Jets program alone, Embraer has logged more than 1,800 orders and 1,600 aircraft have been delivered. Today, E-Jets are flying in the fleet of more than 80 customers in some 50 countries.
About Myanmar Airways International (8M)
Myanmar Airways International is a privately owned airline headquartered in Yangon. It flies to destinations in Southeast Asia from hubs in Yangon and Mandalay.
Routes: MAI operates flights on 18 routes including to Thailand, Singapore, China and within Myanmar.
Fleet: Including the two Embraer E190s, Myanmar Airways International has a fleet of 6 aircraft.
- 4 Airbus A319
- 1 Airbus A320
- 2 Embraer E190
N.B. Image credit: Embraer