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Tuesday September 21st, 2021
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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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SriLankan MRO begins servicing Qatar aircraft

Plans to set up more facilities at regional airports

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.

Sri Lanka returnees give duty free shopping chance after Covid-19 quarantine

Expatriate Sri Lanka nationals who arrived in the country from September 01 and December 16, 2020 will be given a chance...

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SriLankan Catering says staff traced and tested after Coronavirus infection

SriLankan Catering said it had traced contacts and tested staff after a confirmed Coronavirus infection, which had led t...

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Sri Lanka plans to open airport for charters, commercial flights on December 26

Sri Lanka plans to allow charter and commercial flight from December 26, the island's aviation regulator has said.

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SriLankan Airlines to fly to Malaysia, Singapore flights increased

State-run SriLankan Airlines said flights to Singapore will be increase to three from the current one from December 18 a...

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Sri Lanka civil aviation in historic Covid-19 challenges in 2020

Sri Lanka is marking the International Civil Aviation Day on December 07 with the sector facing severe challenges, with ...

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SriLankan Airlines loses Rs36.3bn up to Aug 2020

SriLankan Airlines has lost 36.38 billion rupees up to August 2020, amid a Coronavirus crises that hit all carriers, aga...

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SriLankan to offer a whopping handshake to retiring employees - Cabinet

The Cabinet has approved a Voluntary Retirement Scheme for 560 employees of SriLankan Airlines which will cost a whoppin...

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SriLankan Airlines to get US$150mn cash injection in 2020: PM

State-run SriLankan Airlines would get a 150 million dollar cash injection in 2020 which would be part of a 500 million ...

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Sri Lankan Airlines says Covid-19 test mandatory from Oct 18

State-run SriLankan Airlines says a negative Covid-19 test is mandatory for all departing passengers from October 2020.

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Sri Lanka Airlines airport cargo unit staffer found with Coronavirus

SriLankan Airlines said a staff working at the cargo operations division at international airport in Katunayake had test...

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Sri Lanka slows repatriation flights at airport as Covid-19 quarantine needs go up

Sri Lanka has slowed repatriation flights as a domestic cluster expands taking up quarantine capacity and SriLankan Airl...

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Sri Lanka to house lay over flight crew close to Mattala airport

Sri Lanka will house crew from aircraft stopping at Mattala close to the airport, a statement from the President's offic...

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Sri Lanka on track to complete 9mn passenger airport terminal in 2023

Sri Lanka is on track to complete a new passenger terminal that will boost capacity at the main international airport 20...

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Sri Lankan Airlines says cargo flights to China unaffected by Shanghai suspension

SriLankan Airlines cargo flight to China will be unaffected by a four week suspension of flights to Shanghai imposed by ...

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SriLanka Airlines route suspension linked to Covid-19 China residents

Passengers on a SriLankan Airlines flight who had tested positive Coronavirus, triggering a threshold for suspending fli...

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Sri Lanka-Myanmar explore the establishment of direct air connectivity

Sri Lanka is in talks with Myanmar Airways International (MAI), a private carrier based in Myanmar to establish direct a...

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AirAsia Philippines starts seafarer flights to Sri Lanka's Mattala airport

AirAsia Philippines had started operating seafarer repatriation flights to Sri Lanka's Mattala Airport as the island ser...

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Sri Lanka's Mattala Airport gets busy in Covid-19 crisis, eyes scheduled flights

Sri Lanka's little used Mattala Airport has heightened activity amid a Coronavirus crisis with over 50 flights in the p...

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Sri Lanka Airlines to lose Rs34bn in 2020, loses Rs9bn in two months

State-run SriLankan Airlines (SLA) has lost 48.7 million US dollars (about 9 billion rupees) in April and May 2020 and i...

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Sri Lanka airline eyeing flights to Korea, China, Australia, Maldives from August

SriLankan Airlines is planning to fly to Korea, China and Australia if the airport is re-opened for passengers from Augu...

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