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Saturday July 13th, 2024

Talks on resuming Japan funded Sri Lanka airport terminal next week: Minister

Key benefit of finishing OCC restructuring is re-starting stalled projects

July 4, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka port trade unions oppose increase in female gantry operators: Minister

Unions have protested the increase of female gantry crane operators

July 3, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka to go ahead with Russian firm to operate Mattala airport despite US advice

Mattala airport was built by China and was earlier offered to India

July 3, 2024 3 min read

SriLankan Airlines bidders being further evaluated: Minister

Sri Lanka "would like to see a Sri Lankan entrepreneur or consortium" buying into the airline

July 3, 2024 1 min read
Cabinet nod for developing Sri Lanka's World War II-era Hingurakkogda airbase

In early April, the minister said Sri Lanka plans to revamp the Hingurakgoda airport to an international airport.

Sri Lanka looks for investment for ship building, repairing in Oluvil commercial harbour

The port has not been in operation for almost a decade due to sand deposits at the entrance

SriLankan drops pepper & salt from economy class dish, makes on demand after survey

Pepper & salt still served for business class passengers

June 10, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka seeks employment for seamen on Greek ships

PM seeks employment opportunities for Sri Lankans with shipping companies.

June 6, 2024 1 min read

Pakistan Air Sial flights to Sri Lanka likely to lower ticket prices: Envoy

Sri Lanka does not have direct flight to Islamabad yet.

June 4, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Pick Me powers JumJum mobike app in Nepal

The app called JumJum (Let’s Go) will initially launch in Kathmandu

May 14, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka keen to resume unilaterally cancelled LRT, but no agreement from Japan: FM

Gotabaya Rajapaksa's cancellation led to severed diplomatic ties with Japan

May 9, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka expressway SOE to help pay off Rs860bn in debt: Minister

Dire need for optimal management of commercially productive assets to pay off debt of over Rs860bn

Nethmi Rajawasam
May 6, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka and India ferry to start on May 13 with tax breaks

India to reduce charges and costs by Rs25mn a month

May 5, 2024 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines regrets for flight delays to and from London

SriLankan flights have faced some delays in the recent past in both Colombo and foreign airports

May 3, 2024 2 min read

Supreme Global Holdings with Qatar, India investors, bids for SriLankan


May 1, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Colombo Port volumes up 24-ct on Red Sea attacks

New ship-to-shore cranes at the ports East Container Terminal can further boost volumes

May 1, 2024 1 min read
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SriLankan to codeshare with Air Seychelles to Africa

New codeshare will expand travel options for passengers from Australia to Africa

April 26, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Mattala Airport to be managed by India, Russia companies

Management of MRIA awarded to Russia-India joint venture on a 30-year contract

April 26, 2024 1 min read

SriLankan Engineering implements AMOS ERP

It will be able to boost engineering productivity, reduce costs and maintain quality and consistency in its maintenance

April 25, 2024 2 min read

SriLankan Air Europe flight times extended, payloads cut amid Israel-Iran attacks

Passenger miss flights due to earlier departures

April 20, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's FitsAir begins Colombo-Dhaka flights

FitsAir will initially operate two weekly flights Wednesday and Sunday on Dhaka-Colombo route with Airbus A320 aircraft

April 19, 2024 1 min read

Iran rescues 21 Sri Lanka sailors from storm tossed tanker

Cook Islands-flagged tanker had been caught in heavy storms

April 18, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka airport briefed on Boeing B777-9 operations

Boeing's B-777X models promises greater fuel efficiency w

April 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka to pilot pre-arrival processing of import shipments from May

"We plan on getting cargo information 48 hours before the departure of the ship from the foreign port,"

Apsara Rodrigo
April 10, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's China-backed port starts container transshipment amid Red Sea crisis

The boxes arrived from Rotterdam and will be taken to Dubai

April 9, 2024 2 min read

KKS Port acquires Sri Lanka Cement Corp land

Kankasanthurai Port has acquired 23 acres and 12 perches of land belonging to Cement Corporation at 52 million rupees

April 9, 2024 1 min read
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