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Tuesday October 26th, 2021
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Sri Lanka airport starts online health declarations

This system aims to reduce queuing time at the airport and reduce physical form filling

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Flight from Sri Lanka to flag-off Kushinagar airport in India

A delegation of politicians and monks to city of significance to Buddhists

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Sri Lanka to remove heavy industry monopoly in Trincomalee port

Ports agency has around 2000 hectares which could be developed

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No hazardous chemicals in Liberian vessel that called on Colombo Port: official

Officials said the vessel is a frequent caller at Colombo, but this time it was on its way to Europe.

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Sri Lanka's JKH to invest US$70mn for 34-pct West Terminal

The debt funding for the project has been secured

SriLankan Airlines starts IATA Travel Pass for Covid-19 tested flying

Pre-flight test results, vaccination certificates added to the travel pass

SriLankan to operate flights from Mattala airport after concessions

Sumanasekara said going forward, a few more scheduled flights will be operational from Mattala.

Mahadiya Hamza

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Sri Lanka seeks investors to develop historic Galle Port in US$175mn PPP

The project involves deepening the port and building a new breakwater

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Sri Lanka gets more railway coaches from India under US$82.6mn deal

RITES will also supply two AC diesel multiple units (DMU) to Sri Lanka Railways.

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Air France to start flights to Sri Lanka from Nov 01

Air France will fly to Colombo via Male and return to Paris direct.

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IndiGo flights to Sri Lanka from India starting on Sept 10

Flights from Mumbai, Kochi and Chennai

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Sri Lanka’s Expolanka buys US-based Complete Transport System for $6.1mn

The deal follows the acquisition of a South American logistic company

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SriLankan Airlines to resume direct flights to Paris thrice a week

"This new service will allow leisure and business travelers alike to travel to and from Paris non-stop".

Mahadiya Hamza

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Sri Lanka awards coal barge contract to Shreeji Shipping of India

Contract for the period 2021/2022 and 2022/2023

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Sri Lanka’s Expolanka buys US-based IDEA Logistics for $9.7mn

IDEA has logistics operations in South America

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Yacht yard at Sri Lanka's Hambantota port: Namal

US$58mn to be invested

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Sri Lanka's Hambantota port backed by China's Sinopec to expand bunkers offering

First cruise ship since Covid-19 pandemic calls at Hambantota

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Sri Lanka's Katunanayake, Mattala airports to run IFS ERP

The software will connect smaller airports owned and operated by the state-run AASL

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Sri Lanka's Adani-JKH US$650mn port terminal gets 25-year tax holiday

First 600mn phase to be operation in 36-months

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Sri Lanka Ports Authority profits Rs4.9bn up to April 2021

SLPA revenues had grown 23 percent to 17,024 million rupees

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SriLankan resumes weekly flights to Russia

Moscow flights are a significant air link that opens to the gateway of the South Asian region

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SriLankan MRO begins servicing Qatar aircraft

Plans to set up more facilities at regional airports

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Sri Lanka's ExpoLanka Holdings profits surge in June 2021

"This was driven by a surge in consumer demand in the US retail markets"

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Sri Lanka's Adani backed container terminal finalizing design, structuring: John Keells

Work is progressing well towards meeting the conditions stipulated in the LOI

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China firm proposes US$200mn cargo services centre in Colombo Port

Panel to evaluate the proposal

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Emirates extends suspension of passengers from Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh

Emirates Airlines made this announcement on its website on July 24 in line with UAE government directives.

Mahadiya Hamza

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