Myanmar Airways International

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov) Outbreak in China

Date - 27-01-2020 02:45 PM






In view of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov) outbreak infection originated from Wuhan, China, Myanmar Aiways International (MAI) would like to advise its passengers to protect themselves and others by following these travel recommendations to prevent the spread of the virus:

  •    Practice cough and sneezing etiquette
  •    Avoid individuals who are showing symptoms of fever, runny nose and cough         
  •    Avoid identified wet markets and farms in the affected regions

MAI would like to reassure passengers that it is guided by aviation health procedures placed by the World Health   Organization  (WHO)  and International Civil Aviation Organization  (ICAO)  when interacting with  a  potentially infectious traveller.

The airline have also placed control measures to reduce the risk of onboard disease transmission, which includes providing with surgical mask on every aircraft to cater for passengers who are ill flying to / from China.

During the period of outbreak, passengers are also advised to be proactive and bring their own face mask to protect themselves.