Virus impacts MAI operations

10 February 2020
Virus impacts MAI operations
Photo: MAI

Myanmar’s largest private-sector airline said the novel coronavirus outbreak is likely to have an impact on its operations until April, Bloomberg reported.

The airline, Myanmar Airways International-Air KBZ Group (MAI), has temporarily suspended all routes to mainland China as well as Taiwan, Commercial Director Tanes Kumar said in an interview.

Kumar said the airline will continue to invest in fleet expansion and that its goal is to become a “local champion” like VietJet in Vietnam or Lion Air in Indonesia.