BRIEF - Mandalay to offer int'l flights to N Thailand, Singapore

Burmese airline Asian Wings and Singaporean Silk Air will soon offer international flights to and from central Burma’s Mandalay City. Asian Wings sales department manager Myint Win Han said flights between Mandalay and Chiang Mai in northern Thailand will begin on 29 January, once weekly on Wednesdays. Tickets will be sold at US$346 round trip. Singapore-based Silk Air will offer flights between Mandalay and Singapore – three flights per week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays – as of 10 June 2014, with ticket prices yet to be determined.