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Aviation

Jet fuel shortage forces Sri Lankan Airlines to refuel in India, UAE, Singapore - sources

Lack of jet fuel in Colombo forces SriLankan, other airlines to refuel in other airports

May 25, 2022 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines owes CPC US$300mn, but no arrears from 2019: Minister

During the past two years they have paid for all the supplies made

May 24, 2022 2 min read

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

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

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
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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

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...

March 16, 2021 1 min read
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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 ...

Mahadiya Hamza
March 10, 2021 2 min read
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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...

March 2, 2021 1 min read

Kuwait's Jazeera Airways begins flying to Sri Lanka

Kuwait's Jazeera Airways made its maiden flight to Colombo, adding to operators flying to Sri Lanka as the Indian Ocean ...

February 25, 2021 1 min read
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