Cambodia Bayon Airlines began its first international route on 1 July between Phnom Penh and Ho Chi Minh City, operating daily against two other carriers using its MA-60 turboprop aircraft.
- Cambodia Bayon Airlines commenced its first international service on 1 July, with the introduction of daily flights on the 212-kilometre sector between Phnom Penh (PNH) and Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) in Vietnam. The airline, which began domestic operations last December, will operate the service using Chinese-built MA-60 turboprop aircraft. Competition on the route is provided by Cambodia Angkor Air (with 20 weekly flights) and Vietnam Airlines (with daily flights). Incidentally, the airline’s IATA code is BD, which used to belong to British Midland International in the UK.