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Tuesday October 26th, 2021
Aviation

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

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

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SriLankan to operate flights from Mattala airport after concessions

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

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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.

IndiGo flights to Sri Lanka from India starting on Sept 10

Flights from Mumbai, Kochi and Chennai

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'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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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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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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SriLankan Airlines loses Rs58bn to Feb 2021 amid Coronavirus

Accumulated loses rise to Rs384bn

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Sri Lanka's Mattala Airport gets international health certificate

Sri Lanka's Bandaranaike International Airport received ACI accreditation on January 11.

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SriLankan gets top health rating from airline safety group

In January 2021 SriLankan was also awarded a “Platinum” standard for its extra safety measures and hygiene precautio...

Mahadiya Hamza

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Sri Lankan Airlines eyes Boeing aircraft maintenance

Looking at airframe maintenance, component maintenance and training

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Sri Lanka halts inbound passengers from May 23

Passengers can however depart the country.

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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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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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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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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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