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  • Thailand's airlines facing difficult times


    <P><STRONG>Thailand, one of Southeast Asia's most competitive markets for low-cost airline operations, is undergoing a period of major change as high fuel prices and weakening demand force much-needed restructuring.</STRONG></P> <P>The biggest change of late has been the <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2008/07/22/225949/thailands-one-two-go-faces-criminal-charges.html">recent grounding of domestic low-cost operator One-Two-Go</A>. It claimed it was due to a need to restructure financially but Thai authorities insist it was a forced grounding due to preliminary findings of concern from the ongoing investigation into a fatal crash at Phuket a year ago.</P> <P>A forced grounding or one that was coming anyway as a result of financial woes, One-Two-Go and most other Thai airlines have been facing troubled times of late, requiring quick corrective action. It is something they are not used to the country's three low-cost airlines - the others being Nok Air and Thai AirAsia - ha


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  • ANALYSIS: ANA learns the road to Mandalay isn't easy

    News | 01 Aug 2014 06:26 | Mavis Toh

    ANA Holdings' decision this week to call off plans to invest in Asian Wings Airways (AWA) shows that while Myanmar may look like it has attractive opportunities, they are still not ripe for the picking for foreign investors.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-ANA-learns-the-road-to-Mandalay-isnt-easy-402286/
  • ​ANALYSIS: Air Mandalay ups the ante in Myanmar

    News | 16 Jul 2014 04:43 | Greg Waldron

    Air Mandalay’s order for six Mitsubishi Aircraft MRJ90s may not be the biggest order at Farnborough this year, but in the context of Myanmar’s nascent airline sector it represents a major step change.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Air-Mandalay-ups-the-ante-in-Myanmar-401596/
  • ANALYSIS: Yangon’s capacity boom benefits Asian hubs

    News | 11 Jun 2014 03:44 | Greg Waldron

    The opening of Mynamar politically and economically has fueled a boom of traffic from Yangon International airport, but the key beneficiaries appear to be regional hub airports.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Yangons-capacity-boom-benefits-Asian-hubs-400274/
  • Myanmar Airbus jets damaged in ground collision

    News | 14 Apr 2014 11:47 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Two Airbus aircraft operated by carriers in Myanmar have been damaged in a ground collision at Yangon.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Myanmar-Airbus-jets-damaged-in-ground-collision-398204/
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 3-10 March 2014

    News | 10 Mar 2014 10:18 | Olivier Bonnassies

    AerCo reported the sale of eight aircraft and three airframes in 2013.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-3-10-March-2014-396820/
  • PIA agrees four Airbus A320-family leases

    News | 06 Mar 2014 10:35 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Pakistan International Airlines has accepted bids from three airlines to wet-lease it a total of four Airbus A320-family aircraft from 15 March through 31 May.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PIA-agrees-four-Airbus-A320-family-leases-396692/