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Solar power project at Sri Lanka airport

BIA has started a 100 kilowatt solar power pilot project on the roof of its passenger terminal building

November 23, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka airport inks deal for second jet fuel supplier

Until now state-run CPC had the monopoly

November 1, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka requests investor interest to divest SriLankan Airlines

Qualified investors will have to submit bids by February 2024

October 31, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to develop Palali airport: Minister

Palali international airport will be expanded with bigger passenger terminal and duty-free shopping mall

October 23, 2023 2 min read
SriLankan boosts fleet with A320: Correction

SriLankan Airlines leased an Airbus A320 aircraft to add to its fleet, this week.

Sri Lanka to promote aviation sector jobs among school students

Civil Aviation Authority, SLBC and SriLankan Airlines to promote aviation sector jobs among school children

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

Sri Lanka to call investors for PPPs in Mattala Airport

Investors who have an interest to invest in MRIA to make it an efficient and productive airport can send their proposal

January 10, 2023 1 min read
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Russia's Red Wings to start charters Sri Lanka from Dec 28

Red Wings will operate charter services to Sri Lanka twice a week

December 27, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s third International Airport resumes operations after 33 months

The operation is expected to boost tourist arrivals from South India

December 12, 2022 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines break-up or not decision soon: Minister

Committee looking into the matter

December 4, 2022 2 min read
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SriLankan Airlines cleared to lease 11 aircraft

Lease contracts of up to 4 aircraft are due to expire over the next year

December 2, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka's Cinnamon Air resumes scheduled domestic flights

Charter services will also operate

December 2, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka has aviation fuel stocks for month: Minister

Now two private investors are bringing aviation fuel

December 2, 2022 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines loses Rs113bn, including forex losses

Privatization on the cards

November 18, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka 2023 budget proposes logistic hubs to boost trade

Sri Lanka has been in the process of coming out of an unprecedented economic crisis

November 16, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka drops plan to sell Sri Lankan Airlines piecemeal

SOE agency to come up with sale plan

November 2, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka to sign aviation pact with Netherlands to boost tourism, investment

"With this agreement, Sri Lanka and the Netherlands will be able to start direct flights."

October 26, 2022 1 min read
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