Chennai-Yangon direct flight by Myanmar Airways from May 06 , 2023

Chennai-Yangon direct flight by Myanmar Airways from May 06 , 2023

Myanmar Airways International (MAI) will commence direct non-stop flights from Yangon to Chennai every Saturday from May 06, 2023, enhancing the connectivity between the two countries further after Delhi (Mon, Wed, Fri) and Kolkata (Thu, Sun) and Gaya. This will boost the leisure, MICE, VFR, Corporate, labor, and medical travelers with comfortable connections to Yangon and beyond to another international and domestic network of MAI. MAI is offering a special one-way Economy fare starting as low as Rs.22,907 and a one-way Business class fare starting at Rs.47,840. MAI offers 30 Kgs free registered baggage allowance to all Economy Class passengers and a 40 Kg free registered baggage allowance to all Business Class passengers in addition to 7 Kgs hand luggage.

MAI Business Class passengers also enjoy complimentary access to VIP Premium Lounge, which includes check-in, baggage drop, dedicated CIQ process, 15-min complimentary foot massage, etc. during departure from Yangon.

MAI will be operating on this route with Airbus A319/A320 or Embraer 190 aircraft once a week every Saturday. Flight 8M 630 will depart Yangon at 0800 hours and arrive in Chennai at 1015 hours. Flight 8M 631 will depart Chennai at 1115 hours and arrive in Yangon at 1515 hours. MAI is a full-service carrier and offers a 3% commission on the basic fare to all IATA agents. MAI currently operates to 18 international destinations and 18 domestic destinations and has seamless interline arrangements with 34 carriers.

MAI also offers special benefits to various categories of passengers. For Pilgrims like Monks and Nuns, there is an extra 5% discount on international fares, for Corporate travelers MAI offers 10 Kgs extra free baggage allowance and a one-time free date change. For Diplomats, there is a 5% discount on international fares along with priority check-in and priority boarding, and for medical travelers, MAI offers an additional 5 Kg free baggage allowance and a one-time free date change. Seamen travelers can also avail of 10 Kgs extra free baggage allowance.

MAI also offers a frequent flyer program known as Sky Smile and passengers can enroll themselves and avail of benefits like priority reservation, priority check-in, and boarding, preferred seating, lounge, hotels, etc. MAI under Sky Deals program offers up to 40% discount at various Sky Deals partners by presenting the MAI boarding pass.

With the non-stop flights, MAI offers the fastest reach to popular tourist destinations such as Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, and Thandwe (Ngapali Beach) to name a few. Yangon is famous for Shwedagon Pagoda – Myanmar’s most sacred and famous Buddhist Pagoda along with other religious sites like Bago, Pindaya and nature trails in Inle lake. Bagan offers more than 2,200 Buddhist temples, pagodas, and monasteries.

MAI in India is represented by STIC Travel Group as the airline’s GSA for India.  STIC is also providing attractive and very competitive FIT and Group holiday packages for Myanmar.