Thursday, October 25, 2007

Air Bagan to suspend Singapore flights

Air Bagan to suspend Singapore flights

Mizzima News (

October 25, 2007 - Air Bagan Limited has announced that it is temporarily suspending flights to Singapore starting November due to sanctions targeted at the airlines owned by Burmese business tycoon Tayza.

A letter signed by the airline's sales and marketing manager today said following the imposition of sanctions against the airline, Banks in Singapore have notified that "they will no longer deal with us for the time being."

"As such we are now facing some major hurdles that need to be dealt with in the next few months. In view of the above… we will temporarily be suspending operations to Singapore," the letter said.

"Our last flight to Singapore will be on November 4, 2007," the letter added.


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