Japanese Carrier ANA Restarts Rangoon Flights
16 October 2012
Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) restarted flights Rangoon on Monday after a 12-year hiatus, becoming the latest international airline offering services to the once secluded country. According to a report by AFP, the Japanese airline will fly three times a week between Rangoon and Tokyo. “Myanmar has high potential for economic growth. A lot of Japanese firms have already decided to make inroads into Myanmar and many others are planning to do so,” said ANA President Shinichiro Ito. Hong Kong’s Dragonair and Singapore Airlines have also recently announced plans to fly to Rangoon.