[Myanmar] Hantharwady airport project back on track for 2019 ground-breaking

Yangon International Airport is part of Myanmar’s plans to improve aviation infrastructure to facilitate a surge in passenger volumes. (Photo: Khine Kyaw, The Nation) Hantharwady International Airport’s long-delayed construction work is expected to take off next year if the Japanese government endorses the detailed financing plan in September, according to a Myanmar aviation official. Ye…

[Singapore] Changi ‘first in Southeast Asia’ to partner WeChat Pay

Changi Airport Group (CAG) and WeChat Pay have today announced a three-year marketing partnership, to launch and publicise joint shopping promotions at Changi Airport. Following similar announcements from numerous other airports and travel retailers, such as DFS, Lagardère Travel Retail France, Eurotrade in Munich among others, this partnership will allow Changi Airport to better serve…