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FMI Air has become a commercial airline

FMI Air has been awarded an Air Operator Certificate(AOC) by the Myanmar Department of Civil Avia-tion(MDCA), announced on 24th February. This allows FMI Air to transform from a charter operator to a full scheduled airline and run commercial flights with its Bombar- dier CRJ-200 jet locally. FMI air expanded its existing flights between Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw and started operating its newly scheduled flights to Mandalay.

FMI Air’s Chief Executive Officer, Bruce No- bles said,”We are very excited to announce the award of our AOC. We have been work- ing very closely with the Department of Civil Aviation to achieve certification of a new aircraft type in Myanmar and are looking forward to flying our passengers on our own Bombardier CRJ-200 regional jets to an expanding network of airports within Myanmar. We believe that our aircraft and customer oriented service will provide pas- sengers with a superior travel experience.” All scheduled flights to local destinations Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw will use it’s own CRJ-200. As the network expands, the second aircraft is to arrive in late March and the third in early May. Currently, FMI Air offers a special lounge each at Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw international airports and a similar one is to be served at Mandalay In- ternational Airport as well. FMI Air, having its regional base in Nay Pyi Taw, it began operating by offering chartered flights in September 2012 and run flights between Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw.