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Sunday December 3rd, 2023

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
Sri Lanka requests investor interest to divest SriLankan Airlines

Qualified investors will have to submit bids by February 2024

Sri Lanka to develop Palali airport: Minister

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

SriLankan to increase fleet to 20 in July

Airlines was also in the process of training and hiring more pilots

June 26, 2023 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines' grounded aircraft to get engines mid-July: Minister

Those who repair engines also give priority to airlines that have 100 to 200 aircraft

Apsara Rodrigo
June 23, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka airline pilots fleeing country like doctors: Minister

Flight to Korea delayed after a pilot fell sick, and no one on leave agreed to come back on duty

Apsara Rodrigo
June 23, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Korean job seekers hit by another flight delay

rom January 1, 2023 to June 20, 2023, 3354 Sri Lankans have left for work in South Korea.  

June 21, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lankan Engineering begins to maintain Cebu Pacific aircraft

Demand for its MRO services has also resulted in an increasing dollar revenue for Sri Lankan Engineering

June 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka plans aircraft dismantling at Mattala Airport 

To boost utilization of the airport government approval has been received for several new activities

Melkishiya Andrew
June 8, 2023 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines expects $50 mln profit in FY 2023/24 

SriLankan incurred over 168 billion rupee loss last financial year

June 7, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka invites India's Alliance Air to fly to Ratmalana

Alliance Air which is now flying to Jaffna's KKS airport from Madras four times a week

June 7, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lankan renegotiates leases to save US$160mn

IT, property and logistics contracts also renogiated

May 17, 2023 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines lose Rs163bn in 2022, mostly on currency collapse

Post operating profit before interest costs

May 14, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka awards CFM engine repair deal to Lufthansa Technik

Sri Lanka's cabinet has approved the award of a contract to repair engines of Srilankan Airliness' aircraft to Lufthansa

May 9, 2023 1 min read

SriLankan aircraft diverted to Mattala

Aircraft could not take off as crew had reached maxium flight time limit

May 6, 2023 1 min read

China attempts to prove its close cooperation with debt defaulted Sri Lanka

"We are always "providing free charcoal in the snow" instead of "collecting rented-umbrellas in the rain", - CMG chief

April 24, 2023 2 min read

Pros Inc wins SriLankan Airlines revenue software deal

The contract will be for five years

April 8, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka airport restaurant, branded clothing franchise to Flemingo

The international restaurant chain or a branded clothing outlet will be in the departure

April 6, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka airport moves to tackle congestion as tourists return

Also attempting to re-start suspended Japanese funded terminal.

Neshella Perera
April 3, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka establishes committee to investigate aircraft incidents

From 2003 – 2021, Sri Lanka has encountered around 2,700 aircraft accidents and incidents.

Roshani Fernando
March 23, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka inks air services deal with the Netherlands

It will allow for flights between Katunayake and Amsterdam and beyond to third countries

February 23, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka and Indonesia extends air search and rescue deal

Sri Lanka and Indonesia to facilitate SAR in their flight information regions

February 15, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka customs seize 206 star tortoises

Tortoises were packed in 6 Styrofoam boxes labelled as 'Dried Sea Foods'

February 12, 2023 2 min read