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Tuesday November 29th, 2022
Aviation

Sri Lanka pro-govt legislator calls for privatisation of SriLankan Airlines

“We are a broken nation and we all need to get together and [uplift] the broken nation."

August 12, 2022 2 min read
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SriLanka's state-run SriLankan Airlines pays bond interest after sovereign debt default

The government defaulted an interest payment of 78 million US dollar of a sovereign bond on May 19

July 26, 2022 2 min read
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Saudi plane with Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa lands in Singapore

.he Saudi Air flight SV788 landed in Changi Airport at 1917 local time (1647 Sri Lanka Time)

July 14, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka aviation minister steps down, president orders probe

Aviation

July 6, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka budget carrier Fits Air to take wing on Oct 05

We need to show that an airline can be run well when privatized

SriLankan Airlines to sponsor air tickets for children in need of overseas medical care

A doctor or specialist must issue a letter on the patient’s condition

SriLankan Airlines seeks to lease up to 21 aircraft

The business plan of the airline necessitates a 35-aircraft-strong fleet by 2025

April 14, 2022 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines suspends flights to Russia from March 28

"SriLankan will continue to monitor the situation in Russia, and hopes to restart operations once conditions improve."

March 28, 2022 1 min read
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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

Neshella Perera
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

UAE removes rapid PCR requirement for travellers from Sri Lanka, other countries

A six-hour rapid PCR test was required for passengers departing from countries in the region.

Mahadiya Hamza
February 23, 2022 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines pilots on industrial action over 189 dollar rate, salary cuts

There is gap between official and unofficial exchange rates

February 15, 2022 3 min read
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Sri Lanka's fuel crisis will not impact aviation services: minister

Steps have been taken to ensure the services provided to SriLankan Airlines are never disrupted, the minister said.

January 20, 2022 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines reports profit in December 2021

Profits at air transportation level

January 11, 2022 2 min read
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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.

Mahadiya Hamza
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

India's Vistara Airlines resumes Sri Lanka flights

The airline will expand to daily operations between Delhi and Mumbai

November 20, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka Airport Aviation Services loses Rs1.7bn in Covid-19

In 2019 without Covid AASL made profits of 15.2 billion rupees.

November 19, 2021 1 min read

Air France starts Sri Lanka flights from November

Air France returns after 27 years

November 6, 2021 2 min read

Swiss International Airlines resumes Sri Lanka flights

Swiss Air will fly to Colombo every Friday

November 5, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's main int'l airport apologises for rapid PCR rush seen in viral video

The video showed a frustrated crowd gathered at the facility, with no social distancing between them, shouting.

Mahadiya Hamza
November 3, 2021 2 min read

Air Seychelles to operate two flights to Sri Lanka in November

Air Seychelles is the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles.

November 3, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka airport starts online health declarations

This system aims to reduce queuing time at the airport and reduce physical form filling

October 26, 2021 1 min read
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