MIAT Mongolian Airlines joins BARIG

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MIAT Mongolian Airlines has joined the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (BARIG), an association representing the interests of 100 national and international airlines.

The national airline of Mongolia has operated since 1956 and serves eight destinations via its home airport in the Mongolian capital, Ulan Bator.

Besides services to Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul and Tokyo, the airline offers non-stop flights to Frankfurt from Ulan Bator and to Berlin Tegel via Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport both three times a week.

BARIG secretary general, Michael Hoppe says: “We are pleased to welcome MIAT Mongolian Airlines to our association. The airline records a long tradition and an interesting international route network with destinations in Europe and Asia.”

MIAT Mongolian Airlines president and chief executive officer, Battur Davaakhuu says: “We highly appreciate BARIG’s work in representing airline interests vis-à-vis economic players, political bodies, airport operators and media. We are therefore greatly looking forward to provide active contribution and are happy to benefit from the various advantages that come with such an association membership.”