Myanmar National Airlines has taken delivery of
the airline's first Boeing 737-800 leased from GE Capital Aviation
Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE.
aircraft is the first all-new Boeing airplane to be
delivered to any Myanmar-based airline.
"Our new 737 will allow us to
expand our network to international markets and offer an even
better experience for our passengers," said Myanmar National
Airlines CEO, Than Tun. "Investing in new technology aircraft such
as the 737 will ensure Myanmar National Airlines continues to be
the pride of the country and positions us for future success."
Myanmar National Airlines, previously
has the most extensive route network within Myanmar, serving more
than 25 domestic locations, and is headquartered in Yangon.
Founded in 1948 as Union of Burma Airways, the flag carrier is
also one of Asia's pioneering airlines.
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