BUSINESS – Myeik to Bangkok flights take off

Myanmar Union Express Charter Airline has launched flights between Mergui [Myeik] in southern Burma to Thai capital Bangkok starting from 8 May. Myeik is now the fourth most popular port of departure for Bangkok-bound flights from Burma after Rangoon, Mandalay and Naypyidaw. Round-trip tickets are being priced at US$140, and the service is running around twice a week.