The airline suspended its last route (Yangon to Kyaukpyu) on 1st January 2019, meaning it joins other Malaysian airlines which have recently paused flying operations. This includes airlines such as Air Mandalay, APEX Airlines, Air Bagan and FMI Air.
Asian Wings Airways was a domestic airline based in Myanmar, offering regular flights to all major tourist destinations in Myanmar. Asian Wings Airways began operations on 27 January 2011 and is owned and operated by Sun Far Travels and Tours Company.
Currently a domestic airline, Asian Wings offers regular flights to all major tourist destinations in Myanmar, such as Yangon, Mandalay, Nyaung U (Bagan), Heho, Tachileik, Lashio, Monywa, Homalin, Naypyitaw, Myitkyina, Bhamo and Putao. Asian Wings is happy that to provide airline services to Chiang Mai as our first regional destination. In the very near future, Asian Wings Airways will extend its wings to regional destinations and thrive to become a reliable airline in Myanmar.
Although this airline ceased all flying operations in February 2019, the airline still retains its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC). This could mean that the airline plans to restart its flying operations soon.
Adults and children are allowed 20kg of checked luggage per person. Infants are not permitted any free baggage.
Asian Wings Airways are yet to offer online check-in for their flights.
Passengers must check-in at the airport at least one hour prior to the scheduled departure time, but it is recommended that you arrive much before this.
Asian Wings Airways offers a "My Wings" Frequent Flyer Program to reward its regular passengers with the airline.
“My Wings" Frequent Flyer Program offer members a range of exclusive benefits designed to make travelling with Asian Wings Airways even more rewarding.
Asian Wings Airways flew to the following destinations at the time that it ceased operations.
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Yangon International Airport, located in Mingaladon, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) north of downtown Yangon, is the primary and busiest international airport of Myanmar and the third largest airport in the country after Mandalay International Airport and Naypyidaw International Airport.
Once, it was regarded as the best and most modern airport in Southeast Asia. Airlines that fly from and to Yangon International Airport include Air Thanlwin, AirAsia, Dragon Air, Golden Myanmar Airlines, Thai Airways and Vietnam Airlines.
At the time of suspension of operations in February 2019, the airline had the following aircraft in its fleet:
2 x ATR72-500