Asian Wings Airways

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Asian Wings Airways
AsianWingsAirwaysLogo.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
YJ AWM Asian Star
Founded 2011
Commenced operations 27 January 2011
Operating bases Yangon International Airport
Fleet size 3
Destinations 12
Company slogan Fly beyond Your Dreams [1]
Parent company Asian Wings Airways, Limited
Headquarters Yangon, Myanmar
Key people Lwin Moe (ED)
Website www.asianwingsair.com

Asian Wings Airways is an airline based in Myanmar. It began service on 27 January 2011.[2] The airline currently offers regular flights to all major tourist destinations in Myanmar.

Asian Wings Airways is owned and operated by Sun Far Travels and Tours Company, Limited.[3]

All Nippon Airways announced in 2013 that it would purchase a 49% stake in Asian Wings Airways for around 3 billion Japanese yen, the first foreign investment in a Myanmar-based airline since democratization,[4] but in 2014 ANA declared that its board of directors had agreed to cancel the investment citing “intensified” competition in the aviation sector.[5]

Destinations[edit]

As of June 2016 the airline serves the following destinations within Myanmar:[6]

Fleet[edit]

As of July 2016 the Asian Wings Airways fleet consists of the following aircraft:[7]

Asian Wings Airways
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Notes
ATR 72-500 3 0
Total 3 0

Previously operated[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.asianwingsair.com/
  2. ^ http://www.mmtimes.com/2011/news/560/news56010.html
  3. ^ "Asian Wings Airways". Tourism Transparency. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "ANA、ミャンマーの中堅航空に出資へ アジア開拓". 日本経済新聞. 27 August 2013. Retrieved 27 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Japan’s ANA Cancels Investment in Burma’s Asian Wings". The Irrawaddy. 30 July 2014. Retrieved 4 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "Summer Flight Schedule: 1 June 2016-30 June 2016". asianwingsair.com. Asian Wings Airways. Retrieved 20 July 2016. 
  7. ^ a b "Asian Wings Airways Fleet Details and History". planespotters.net. 6 July 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2016. 

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