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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 ...

April 22, 2021 2 min read

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 ...

April 22, 2021 1 min read

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 ...

April 12, 2021 1 min read

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...

March 17, 2021 1 min read
Sri Lanka in talks for USD 1 bln from budget airlines - State Minister

"This a private sector sponsored project to bring in 1 billion dollars to the country through budget airline tourism"

SriLankan Airlines says made profit in March 2022 quarter

Says also made profits in December 2021

Sri Lanka upgrades Colombo FIR control centre

Sri Lanka has upgraded air navigation infrastructure in Colombo Flight Information region which controls air traffic ove...

November 3, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka travel agents forced to bailout India's JetAirways customers

Sri Lanka's travel agents have called for the government to mandate a balanced contract or insurance for foreign airlin...

Chanka Jayasinghe
October 25, 2019 2 min read

Flights to Sri Lanka's Katunanayake diverted over bad weather

Two flights to Sri Lanka's Bandaranaike International Airport was diverted to another airport due to sudden bad weather.

October 21, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka declares three new international airports taking total to five

Sri Lanka has declared three new domestic airports as international airports which will have border control facilities, ...

October 19, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Jaffna International Airport takes off welcoming India's Alliance Air flight

Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena opened Jaffna as an international airport with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremes...

October 17, 2019 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines wins top Indian Ocean carrier spot at World Travel Awards

State-run SriLankan Airlines said it had won the award for ‘Asia’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean’, World Tra...

October 14, 2019 1 min read

SriLankan flight to Japan delayed over Typhoon Hagibis

SriLankan Airlines said its flight from Colombo to Narita in Japan has been delayed due to Typhoon Hagibis until tomorro...

October 12, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka opens internal flights to foreign carriers

Sri Lanka has given the clearance to license foreign airlines to operate flights between internal airports to boost the ...

October 2, 2019 1 min read

SriLankan Engineering services Air Seychelles aircraft

State-run SriLankan Airlines said Air Seychelles had become a customer of its engineering unit.

September 24, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Expolanka USA unit settles case for US$6.75mn

Sri Lanka's Expolanka Holdings Plc, a freight forwarder with an international network said it had settle a case filed by...

September 23, 2019 1 min read
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Sri Lanka to give subsidies to develop domestic air routes

Sri Lanka's tourist promotion office will give subsidies to domestic airlines that operate scheduled services to select...

September 18, 2019 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines mulls expanding space for growing cargo business

SriLankan Airlines is planning to break up its existing cargo terminal space at the Katunayake international airport int...

August 29, 2019 1 min read

Rental incomes increase for Sri Lanka airport operator

Sri Lanka’s civil airports operator, Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited (AASL), reported sharply higher income...

August 26, 2019 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines to make losses for four years after Easter blasts

State-run SriLankan Airlines will lose less than originally feared from Easter Sunday blasts, but the hit would delay a ...

August 24, 2019 3 min read

India's Alliance Air may fly to Sri Lanka's Palaly airport in Jaffna

Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India, has expressed interest in flying to the Palaly Airport in Sri Lanka's northern ...

August 22, 2019 2 min read

SriLankan aircraft carrying 50-pct extra crew due to union deal

State-run SriLankan Airlines is carrying up to 50 percent extra crew above regulatory requirements on some aircraft type...

August 22, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka to call for bids for airport bomb detectors

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s government plans to buy nine x-ray scanning machines to detect explosives at the...

August 21, 2019 1 min read

Qualified audit opinion on Sri Lanka airport operator over Mattala

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s auditor general has issued a qualified opinion on the annual accounts of Aviatio...

August 15, 2019 2 min read

SriLankan Catering flight kitchen in Rs.250mn expansion

State-owned SriLankan Catering Limited, which prepares meals for airlines at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA...

August 15, 2019 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines stops flights to Cochin due to floods

SrLankan Airlines said it has suspended flights to Cochin, India till Sunday August 11, 2019 after the airport was close...

August 9, 2019 1 min read
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