Air Mandalay

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Air Mandalay
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IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded6 October 1994
Commenced operations18 October 1994
Ceased operations4 September 2018
Operating basesYangon International Airport
Mandalay International Airport
Fleet size2
Company sloganSafety, Reliability & Comfort
Parent companyAir Mandalay Ltd.
Myanma Airways
HeadquartersYangon, Myanmar

Air Mandalay (Burmese: အဲမန္တလေး) is an airline based in Yangon, Myanmar. It is a regional airline operating domestic services and international charter flights to neighboring countries. Its main base is Yangon International Airport.[1] In early April 2015, two newly leased Embraer ERJ 145 jets joined its fleet.


The airline was established on 6 October 1994 and started operations on 18 October that year with a flight from Yangon to Mandalay. It was the first domestic and regional Joint Venture Airline in Burma. It was established as a joint venture between Air Mandalay Holdings Singapore under Managing Director Michael Chang (51%) and Myanma Airways. On 27 August 1995, Air Mandalay started its first international service from Yangon to Chiang Mai in Thailand.[1]

The airline ceased operations in September 4, 2018 amidst overcapacity in Myanmar's aviation market.[2]


Air Mandalay ERJ145
Air Mandalay ATR 72 at Yangon Airport
Air Mandalay ATR 42 at Yangon Airport

Air Mandalay serves the following destinations (as of August 2018):[3]



Current Fleet[edit]

As of September 2017 the Air Mandalay fleet comprises the following aircraft:[4]

Air Mandalay
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Notes
Mitsubishi MRJ-90 6[5]
Embraer ERJ145ER 2
Total 2 6

Former Fleet[edit]

See also[edit]

List of airlines of Burma


  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 62.
  2. ^ ""Extremely difficult": Air Mandalay shuts down amid overcapacity". The Myanmar Times. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  3. ^ Air Mandalay Route Map
  4. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 21. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  5. ^ "Myanmar airline to buy six jets from Mitsubishi Aircraft". The Japan Times. 16 July 2014. Retrieved 16 July 2014.

External links[edit]

Media related to Air Mandalay at Wikimedia Commons