In an effort to make tourist attractions all the more accessible Myanmar President Thein Sein has suggested offering new flights that will connect Malaysia to Mandalay. Currently Malaysia has two airlines which are AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines. These airlines offer surfaces between Yangon and Kuala Lumpur. Sein would like to see their routes increased to so that tourists can easily get into the country’s old capital city which also happens to be the second largest city.
This proposal was discussed in a recent meeting in Putrajaya between Sein and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. The Malaysian prime minister plans to bring the proposal to the carriers but ultimately leave it in their hands to decide.
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