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Maldivian to fly to Sri Lanka's Ratmalana airport

First international flights to Ratmalana in 50 years

March 11, 2022 1 min read

SriLankan partners with Manta Air to connect Maldives tourist islands

Partnering with Manta Air will create new opportunities of travel for our valuable customers - SriLankan

March 7, 2022 2 min read

No PCR tests for Sri Lanka bound travelers from March 01: SriLankan

Fully vaccinated travellers are those who had taken a second dose at least two week before departure

February 28, 2022 2 min read

Qatar Airways resumes fifth daily flight to Sri Lanka

Qatar Airways becomes the first operator to resume pre-pandemic level daily flights

February 25, 2022 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

Sri Lanka customs seize 206 star tortoises

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

SriLankan Airlines' Airbus deal flouted procurement rules: Auditor General

State-run SriLankan Airlines had violated government procurement guidelines in entering a deal to purchase and lease 14...

November 14, 2019 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines loses Rs41bn, balance sheet hole Rs168bn

State-run SriLankan Airlines had lost 41 billion rupees in the year to March 2019, with negative assets in the balance s...

November 13, 2019 2 min read

Faulty cable disrupts power at Sri Lanka's Katunayake airport, system to be upgraded in 2020

A fauly power cable at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake caused a power outage for a half hour Satu...

November 9, 2019 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines, Air India in codeshare to Toronto

State-run SriLankan Airlines said it had started flights to Toronto via Delhi tying up with Air India.

November 8, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Expolanka in Rs830mn Sept quarter loss

Sri Lankan logistics group Expolanka Holdings lost 830 million rupees in the September 2019 quarter compared with a prof...

November 7, 2019 1 min read

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
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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

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