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Aviation

Sri Lanka to build temporary terminal at BIA

Decision to build a second terminal with the JICA grant was halted when Sri Lanka declared bankruptcy.

December 12, 2023 2 min read

Six investors eyeing stake in Sri LankanAirlines: Minister

In a pre-bid meeting, the investors have asked to extend the deadline to the middle of January

December 11, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Mattala airport management to private investor

Sri Lanka will soon award the management of Mattala International Airport to a private investor on a 30-year contract

December 8, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lankan migrant workers for Japan civil aviation sector

Sri Lankans to work in Japan's Civil Aviation sector, Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment said

December 8, 2023 1 min read
Russia's Rossiya Airlines to start flights to Colombo

CAASL issues FAOC for Russia's Rossiya Airlines to operate flights from Moscow to Colombo

SriLankan wet-leases two aircraft from Air Belgium

A second aircraft from Air Belgium is to arrive in mid-January 2024.

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
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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
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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

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
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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

Cash-strapped SriLankan grounds three planes over engine trouble

For several months we have not had the money to fix the engines

February 10, 2023 1 min read
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SriLankan Airlines defaults on bond interest

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

February 10, 2023 1 min read
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SriLanka to ramp up China flights from April as tourism resumes

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

February 9, 2023 1 min read