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Saturday October 23rd, 2021
Aviation

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...

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SriLankan Airlines to acquire freighter to capture Covid-19 cargo

State-run SriLankan Airlines had been given the go ahead to acquire a freighter as a Coronavirus pandemic has cut passen...

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Sri Lanka plans MRO, transit hotel at Mattala airport

Sri Lanka plans to set up an aircraft and maintenance and repair overhaul (MRO) unit, a transit hotel, expand duty free ...

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SriLankan Airlines carries 1.2mn kilos cargo to the Maldives in Feb 21

State-run SriLankan Airlines said it had carried 1.2 million kilograms of cargo to the Maldives in February 2021 includi...

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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.

SriLankan Airlines loses Rs58bn to Feb 2021 amid Coronavirus

Accumulated loses rise to Rs384bn

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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Sri Lanka imports, exports collapse in April amid Coronavirus

Sri Lanka's exports fell 516 million US dollars to 282 million US dollars in April 2020 from a year earlier, while impor...

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SriLankan Airlines to restructure US$680mn in debt, slashing costs to survive after Covid-19

SriLankan Airlines is in talks to get 75 million dollars of new finance, re-structure around 400 million in bank debt an...

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Sri Lanka airport-port hub enables international ship repair in Covid-19 crisis

Sri Lanka is enabling international ship repair, expanding its role as South Asia's aviation and maritime hub with ports...

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Sri Lanka ship crew change service gathers pace

Crew change services from Sri Lanka's Mattala Airport for global shipping is gathering pace with a charter flight coming...

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Sri Lanka to open airports for tourists from August 01

Sri Lanka plans to open airports for tourists from August 01, with hotels and restaurants registered with the state tour...

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Sri Lanka cancels repatriation flight from Qatar

Sri Lanka has cancelled a repatriation flight from Qatar and the foreign ministry said it will find accommodation for p...

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Sri Lanka allows corporate jets, airliners to refuel at Matttala, Ratmalana

Sri Lanka is allowing corporate jets and airliners to land at Ratmalana and Mattala airports for re-fueling and crew res...

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Sri Lanka to draw executive jets, private planes to Ratmalana

Sri Lanka is planning to draw private aircraft to Ratmalan Airport, fast tracking approvals also allowing high end touri...

Mahadiya Hamza

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Sri Lanka airline readying to start scheduled flights in June 01

State-run SriLankan Airlines is getting ready to resume scheduled flights by June if health authorities give the go head...

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Sri Lanka airline airlifts 7mn face masks to South Africa

SriLankan Airlines said it had carried 45 tonnes of supplies including 7 million masks to South Africa to help the count...

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Sri Lanka's Mattala airport supports ship crew changes in Coronavirus battle

Sri Lanka's Mattala Airport is facilitating crew changes along with the ports strengthening the island's position as a l...

Mahadiya Hamza

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SriLanka Airlines expects 60-pct revenue drop, to trim fleet amid Coronavirus

State-run SriLankan Airlines is expecting revenues to drop 60 percent to 400 million US dollars in the coming year forci...

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SriLankan Airlines outbound flights to London, Tokyo, Hong Kong

State-run SriLankan Airlines is offering outbound tickets to London, Tokyo and Hong Kong on its booking engine on severa...

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Sri Lankan to operate cargo flights to 27 destinations in Coronavirus crisis

State-run SriLankan Airlines said it will operate cargo flights to 27 destinations using passenger aircraft with expande...

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SriLankan Airlines takes 40-Pakistan nationals home

State-run SriLankan Airlines had taken 40 Pakistani national back on May 04, who were stranded in Colombo the High Commi...

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SriLanka to bring back citizens from Coronavirus-hit UK and Australia

SriLankan Airlines said it is operating two rescue flights to the UK and Australia to bring back citizens in an operati...

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Sri Lanka cabinet clears for state support for Coronavirus-hit SriLankan Airlines

Sri Lanka's cabinet of ministers had cleared the proposal to support state-run SriLankan Airlines which had been badly h...

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