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Monday May 17th, 2021
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SriLankan aircraft MRO teams up with UK firm for freighter conversions

The first PTF conversion was on an Airbus A320 belonging to FitsAir.

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Sri Lanka exporters, importers battle high rates, box shortfalls to maintain trade lifelin...

Sri Lanka's exporters and importers are working against multiple global and domestic disruptions in logistics in the post Covid-19 peri...

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SriLankan Airlines to fly to Kenya, connecting East Africa to Asia

State-run SriLankan Airlines said it will start flying to Nairobi, Kenya from April 22, taking traffic from East Africa to the Indian Subcontinent and...

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Sri Lankan aircraft hit from behind

Sri Lankan airlines said one of its aircraft parked at Malé airport in the Maldives had been hit from behind, damaging its tail section.

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Uranium ship leaves Sri Lanka's Hambantota port

A ship loaded with Uranium bound for China which had docked at Sri Lanka's Hambantota Port for emergency repairs had left after authorities confirmed ...

Singapore Airlines increases Sri Lanka flights to 5 times a week

Singapore Airlines said it is increasing weekly flights to Sri Lanka's capital Colombo from the current three to five a week as aviation sector gradua...

Sri Lanka container transshipment down 3.3-pct, domestic down 14.4-pct

Container throughput at Sri Lanka's ports fell 5.2 percent to 6.85 million twenty foot equivalent unit in 2020 with a st...

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SriLankan Engineering to maintain FITS Aviation Airbus freighters

SriLankan Engineering said it had struck a deal to maintain Airbus A320 family freighters operated by Sri Lanka based FI...

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Sri Lanka's SAGT deploys safety cages for lashing crew

South Asia Gateway Terminals, a unit of publicly traded John Keells Holdings said it had deployed lashing cages to impro...

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SriLankan Airlines to acquire freighter to capture Covid-19 cargo

State-run SriLankan Airlines had been given the go ahead to acquire a freighter as a Coronavirus pandemic has cut passen...

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Adani deal for West Container Terminal not finalized - Keheliya

Sri Lanka says that the 51 per cent stake in the West Container Terminal (WCT) in Colombo port was only an offer made by...

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Adani India to have 51-of Sri Lanka port terminal, JKH a 'material stake'

India's Adani Ports said it will have a 51 percent stake in a container terminal in Colombo port, while Sri Lanka's John...

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Sri Lanka's China-run port drives vessel lay-up business

Sri Lanka's China-run Hambantota Port said it is supporting a vessel lay-up business expanding the island's role as a ma...

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Sri Lanka plans MRO, transit hotel at Mattala airport

Sri Lanka plans to set up an aircraft and maintenance and repair overhaul (MRO) unit, a transit hotel, expand duty free ...

Mahadiya Hamza

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Sri Lanka Ports Authority can raise funds from stock market patriots for ECT: Minister

Sri Lanka Port Authority can raise capital from the Colombo Stock Exchange to build East Container Terminal if there is ...

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India did not nominate party for WCT, Sri Lanka says had direct talks with Adani

Sri Lanka had direct talks with Adani Ports group over giving a concession to build and operate Colombo Port's West Cont...

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Sri Lanka's China-run port sees RO-RO vehicle transshipment racing ahead

Sri Lanka's China-run Hambantota port, which is emerging as a RO-RO transshipment hub said it seeing rapid growth in veh...

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Light Rail Project: Maharagama to be linked to the network

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has asked that the Urban Development Authority (UDA) include the city of Maharagama in ...

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India says not associated with Sri Lanka’s WCT decision

The Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka has disassociated itself with Colombo’s announcement suggesting that New Delhi...

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SriLankan Airlines carries 1.2mn kilos cargo to the Maldives in Feb 21

State-run SriLankan Airlines said it had carried 1.2 million kilograms of cargo to the Maldives in February 2021 includi...

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Sri Lanka will join India’s Adani Group to develop and operate the West Container Termin...

Sri Lanka will join hands with a giant Indian conglomerate in a Build, Operate and Transfer deal to develop the West Con...

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Sri Lanka rupee plunges as car registrations collapse under import controls

Sri Lanka rupee has fallen from 186 to around 194 to the US dollar in January 2021 as new car imports and registrations ...

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China's Sinopec unit says Sri Lanka bunkering made competitive, LMS first customer

Sinopec Fuel Oil Lanka Limited (SFOL), a unit of China's Sinopec group located in Hambantota port, is making Sri Lanka's...

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Kuwait's Jazeera Airways begins flying to Sri Lanka

Kuwait's Jazeera Airways made its maiden flight to Colombo, adding to operators flying to Sri Lanka as the Indian Ocean ...

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Sri Lanka airport vaccinates frontline staff against Coronavirus

Sri Lanka has started to vaccinate frontline aviation sector staff on a voluntary basis, the Indian Ocean island's state...

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Sri Lanka extends landing and parking fee waivers at Mattala, Ratmalana airports

Sri Lanka has extended a waiver of parking and landing fees for charter operators at two airports in the country until ...

Mahadiya Hamza

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