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Sunday February 25th, 2024

Israel and Sri Lanka sign direct flights deal

Sri Lanka signs direct flight agreement to facilitate sending more workers to Israel

February 15, 2024 1 min read

Colombo-bound SriLankan flight delayed after taking off in Melbourne over technical fault

SriLankan has faced many delays in the recent past owning to technical issues

February 12, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka to call investors for Jaffna airport PPP

Sri Lanka is close to awarding the management of Mattala airport to a consortium of Russian and Indian companies

February 3, 2024 1 min read

SriLankan Aviation College made IATA training partner

College plans to produce aviation professionals, not only within Sri Lanka, but also within the region.

January 23, 2024 1 min read
International Air Cargo Terminal to handle SriLankan aircraft at Japan's Narita

Ground handling services for SriLankan Airlines aircraft at Narita Airport, in Tokyo, Japan, by International Air Cargo

Russia's Rossiya Airlines to start flights to Colombo

CAASL issues FAOC for Russia's Rossiya Airlines to operate flights from Moscow to Colombo

SriLankan wet-leases two aircraft from Air Belgium

A second aircraft from Air Belgium is to arrive in mid-January 2024.

December 31, 2023 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines flights disrupted as aircraft grounded

Several A330s grounded, but will be back in service next week

December 25, 2023 1 min read

SriLankan boosts fleet with A320: Correction

SriLankan Airlines leased an Airbus A320 aircraft to add to its fleet, this week.

Apsara Rodrigo
December 22, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to promote aviation sector jobs among school students

Civil Aviation Authority, SLBC and SriLankan Airlines to promote aviation sector jobs among school children

Nethmi Rajawasam
December 14, 2023 2 min read

Fuel supplying contracts in 10 airports for SriLankan aircraft

Bids were furnished by 12 aviation fuel supplying companies

Nethmi Rajawasam
December 13, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to build temporary terminal at BIA

Decision to build a second terminal with the JICA grant was halted when Sri Lanka declared bankruptcy.

Nethmi Rajawasam
December 12, 2023 2 min read

Six investors eyeing stake in Sri LankanAirlines: Minister

In a pre-bid meeting, the investors have asked to extend the deadline to the middle of January

Nethmi Rajawasam
December 11, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Mattala airport management to private investor

Sri Lanka will soon award the management of Mattala International Airport to a private investor on a 30-year contract

December 8, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lankan migrant workers for Japan civil aviation sector

Sri Lankans to work in Japan's Civil Aviation sector, Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment said

December 8, 2023 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines flies in Indian journalists to promote tourism

Airline organized a tour of the island for journalists from India's mainstream print and news media

December 5, 2023 1 min read
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Solar power project at Sri Lanka airport

BIA has started a 100 kilowatt solar power pilot project on the roof of its passenger terminal building

November 23, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka airport inks deal for second jet fuel supplier

Until now state-run CPC had the monopoly

Nethmi Rajawasam
November 1, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka requests investor interest to divest SriLankan Airlines

Qualified investors will have to submit bids by February 2024

October 31, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to develop Palali airport: Minister

Palali international airport will be expanded with bigger passenger terminal and duty-free shopping mall

October 23, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka Palali airport, ferry service connect India more closely by air and sea

Flight operations between Madras and Palali, scheduled three times a week, have completed a total of 200 flights

October 10, 2023 2 min read

Most SriLankan Airlines pilots flying 63 hours a month: Minister

SriLankan Airlines is now being divested

October 10, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka should scrap war-time controls to boost domestic aviation: Minister

Sri Lanka should jettison regulations dating back from a 30-year civil war period, to develop its domestic aviation

October 6, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lankan Airlines flights cancelled as aircraft grounded

Unfortunately, in this case we suffered a number of groundings at the same time

September 30, 2023 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines ready to recruit foreign pilots if need arises - CEO

SriLankan airline has been a loss-making venture since 2009

Shihar Aneez
September 13, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka’s Mattala Airport loses billion rupees in 2023: Minister

Also borrowed Rs4.0bn from National Savings Bank at 2.0-pct

Nethmi Rajawasam
September 5, 2023 1 min read
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