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ALC to lease two new ATR 72-600s to Golden Myanmar Airlines

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Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has announced a long term lease agreement with Golden Myanmar Airlines (GMA) for two new ATR 72-600 aircraft, which are scheduled for delivery in January and March of 2014.

Golden Myanmar Airlines (GMA) is Myanmar’s first scheduled domestic and international low cost carrier, established in July 2012. GMA is based in Yangon, Myanmar and is currently operating Airbus A320 jet aircraft on routes to Bangkok and Mandalay. The airline started operations on January 11 with the first route connecting Yangon with Mandalay with Airbus A320-232 XY-AGS (msn 1407).

In other news, Golden Myanmar inaugurated service to Bangkok on May 10, 2013. Previously the airline started Singapore service on April 5, 2013. According to the airline, “During the (Bangkok) flight, four pretty girls represented and expressed the relationship of Myanmar and Thailand. All of them were in full dresses to perform a “Burmese-Thai Onboard Performance”.

Golden Myanmar BKK Inaugural (Golden Myanmar)(LR)

Copyright Photos: All from Golden Myanmar Airlines.

Route Map:

Golden Myanmar 6:2013 Route Map

Golden Myanmar Airlines is born in Myanmar, Asia’s latest LCC

Golden Myanmar A320-200 XY-AGS (13)(Tko) SZB (TKA)(LRW)

Golden Myanmar Airlines (Golden Myanmar Airlines Public Company Limited) (Yangon) is a brand new airline in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. The first fully-painted Airbus A320 (above) was test flown at Kuala Lumpur (Subang-Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport) on January 7.

According to Wikipedia, Golden Myanmar Airlines is Myanmar’s first domestic and international low cost carrier established in August 2012. GMA was formed by 15 major investors including chairmen of CB Bank and Myanmar Golden Star.

The airline  is planning to launch scheduled low-fare operations this month with two Airbus A320s.

Copyright Photo: TK. Airbus A320-232 XY-AGS (msn 1407) climbs away from the runway at Kuala Lumpur (SZB).

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