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Aviation

Sri Lanka should privatize SriLankan Airlines fast: Advocata

The national carrier has racked up losses of 372 billion rupees since management control

May 24, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka PM wants to privatize SriLankan Airlines

I propose that the loss making Sri Lankan Airlines be privatized

May 16, 2022 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines explains plan to lease newer used aircraft

The lease premiums may still be cheaper than existing aircraft after a sovereign downgrade

May 3, 2022 12 min read

Sri Lanka ex-PM who failed to privatize SriLankan Airlines brings up sale idea in opposition

He said this organization is making losses and needs to be sold

May 1, 2022 3 min read
Amid Chinese tourism shutdown, Sri Lanka says flights to and from Beijing to increase

Flights were restricted after Covid-19 pandemic outbreak in 2020.

Sri Lanka court suspends enjoining order issued against Russian Aeroflot flight

The court will decide whether or not to issue an interim injunction, the sources added.

SriLankan Airlines starts IATA Travel Pass for Covid-19 tested flying

Pre-flight test results, vaccination certificates added to the travel pass

September 26, 2021 2 min read

SriLankan to operate flights from Mattala airport after concessions

Sumanasekara said going forward, a few more scheduled flights will be operational from Mattala.

Mahadiya Hamza
September 22, 2021 2 min read

Air France to start flights to Sri Lanka from Nov 01

Air France will fly to Colombo via Male and return to Paris direct.

September 11, 2021 1 min read

IndiGo flights to Sri Lanka from India starting on Sept 10

Flights from Mumbai, Kochi and Chennai

September 10, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s Expolanka buys US-based Complete Transport System for $6.1mn

The deal follows the acquisition of a South American logistic company

September 9, 2021 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines to resume direct flights to Paris thrice a week

"This new service will allow leisure and business travelers alike to travel to and from Paris non-stop".

Mahadiya Hamza
September 7, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Katunanayake, Mattala airports to run IFS ERP

The software will connect smaller airports owned and operated by the state-run AASL

August 4, 2021 1 min read

SriLankan resumes weekly flights to Russia

Moscow flights are a significant air link that opens to the gateway of the South Asian region

August 1, 2021 2 min read

SriLankan MRO begins servicing Qatar aircraft

Plans to set up more facilities at regional airports

July 30, 2021 1 min read

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.

Mahadiya Hamza
July 26, 2021 1 min read
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SriLankan Airlines loses Rs58bn to Feb 2021 amid Coronavirus

Accumulated loses rise to Rs384bn

July 8, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Mattala Airport gets international health certificate

Sri Lanka's Bandaranaike International Airport received ACI accreditation on January 11.

July 1, 2021 1 min read

SriLankan gets top health rating from airline safety group

In January 2021 SriLankan was also awarded a “Platinum” standard for its extra safety measures and hygiene precautio...

Mahadiya Hamza
June 29, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lankan Airlines eyes Boeing aircraft maintenance

Looking at airframe maintenance, component maintenance and training

May 20, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka halts inbound passengers from May 23

Passengers can however depart the country.

May 19, 2021 2 min read

SriLankan aircraft MRO teams up with UK firm for freighter conversions

The first PTF conversion was on an Airbus A320 belonging to FitsAir.

May 15, 2021 2 min read

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 ...

April 22, 2021 2 min read

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 ...

April 22, 2021 1 min read

Singapore Airlines increases Sri Lanka flights to 5 times a week

Singapore Airlines said it is increasing weekly flights to Sri Lanka's capital Colombo from the current three to five a ...

April 12, 2021 1 min read

SriLankan Engineering to maintain FITS Aviation Airbus freighters

SriLankan Engineering said it had struck a deal to maintain Airbus A320 family freighters operated by Sri Lanka based FI...

March 17, 2021 1 min read
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