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SriLankan Airlines reports profit in December 2021

Profits at air transportation level

January 11, 2022 2 min read

SriLankan to operate codeshare flights with American Airlines

Adds Dallas-Fort Worth to route network

January 10, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka to investigate private domestic carrier after emergency landings

A Sakurai-owned light aircraft made two emergency landings in one week owing to technical failures.

December 28, 2021 2 min read

SriLanka Airlines loses Rs24.8bn from April to July 2021

Airline had a seat factor of 20-pct

November 29, 2021 1 min read
SriLankan Airlines defaults on bond interest

The airline had serviced the previous coupon out of its own revenues

SriLanka to ramp up China flights from April as tourism resumes

Thrice a week flight to Beijing and Shanghai, extra flight to Guangzhou

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

Border controls in three Sri Lanka domestic airports for regional flights

Sri Lanka will be setting up border control operations and certifying aerodomes in three domestic airports to serve regi...

August 1, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka plans South Asian flights out of Jaffna airport

Sri Lanka's upgraded Palaly airport in the Northern Jaffna peninsula will be able to accommodate regional airliners from...

July 28, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka to cut costs for airlines to revive tourism

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka will reduce aviation fuel prices, ground handling charges and embarkation levy to lure back airl...

July 8, 2019 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines to save Rs75mn by shifting corporate office

State-run SriLankan Airlines said it plans to save 75 million rupees a year by shifting its corporate offices from centr...

July 4, 2019 1 min read
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SriLankan Airlines loses Rs12.9bn up to April 2019

State-run SriLankan Airlines has lost 12.9 billion rupees in the first four months of 2019, a finance ministry report sa...

July 2, 2019 1 min read

E-commerce bolsters SriLankan Airlines freight business

Rapid growth in highly profitable e-commerce shipments are helping increase the freight business of SriLankan Airlines w...

June 25, 2019 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines to roll-over US$175mn bond

State-run SriLankan Airlines is to sell a 175 million US dollar bond to toll-over a similar sized issue that is maturing...

June 19, 2019 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines says govt-backed loans not defaulted, but extended

State-run SriLankan Airlines said it had not defaulted on loans backed by the government which the Treasury said it had ...

June 17, 2019 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines defaults on some state-backed loans

State-run SriLankan Airlines has defaulted on loans which have been backed by government, a Finance Ministry report has ...

June 15, 2019 2 min read

India shows Sri Lanka love in the air

Air India will resume its additional flight on the Delhi-Colombo route from July 15 after Indian Prime Minister Narendra...

June 11, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka in talks for investments from global logistics firms

ECONOMYNEXT- Sri Lanka is having talks with some of the world’s biggest logistics firms like Germany’s DB ...

June 7, 2019 2 min read

SriLankan named world's most punctual airline by flightstats.com

Sri Lanka's state-run Srilankan Airlines had been named the world's most punctual airline with 90.75 percent of its flig...

June 7, 2019 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines to resume flights to Karachi

ECONOMYNEXT - SriLankan Airlines is to resume services to Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi on 1st June 2019 ...

May 31, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka airport security to get more passenger friendly: official

Draconian security measures at Sri Lanka's Bandaranayake International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake after Easter Sunday b...

May 10, 2019 3 min read