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Aviation

SriLankan Airlines flights disrupted as aircraft grounded

Several A330s grounded, but will be back in service next week

December 25, 2023 1 min read

SriLankan boosts fleet with A320: Correction

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

December 22, 2023 1 min read

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

December 14, 2023 2 min read

Fuel supplying contracts in 10 airports for SriLankan aircraft

Bids were furnished by 12 aviation fuel supplying companies

December 13, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka air passenger traffic up 40-pct in Jan-Feb

Tourists arriving by air had risen 104.65 percent to 452,532 in the first two months

SriLankan Airlines to lease four wide-body aircraft

Operating leases for 6 and 8 years

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

SriLankan likely to see pilot shortage in 2023 amid economic crisis, tax hikes - sources

SriLankan pilots are applying for Qatar Airways, Emirates vacancies after tax hike proposal - sources

October 17, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka calls EOI to build flying training school at Eastern airport

Five hectares will be allocated on a 30-year lease for the flying training institute

October 1, 2022 2 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

Neshella Perera
September 26, 2022 2 min read

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

Neshella Perera
September 19, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka Airlines billion dollar debt to be trimmed before sale

SriLankan has debt and arrears of US$1,046bn

August 30, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka to sell 49-percent stake of national carrier's catering, ground-handling units

The airline has racked up losses of 372 billion rupees since management control was taken from Emirates in 2009.

Himal Kotelawala
August 29, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to cut damage payments to passengers by domestic airlines

Montreal Convention had set a limit of around 60mn per passenger for death or injury

August 23, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka jet fuel shortages costing SriLankan Airlines US$7mmn a month

To carry the extra fuel, we can't carry all the freight we like to into the country

Mahadiya Hamza
August 14, 2022 2 min read

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."

Neshella Perera
August 12, 2022 2 min read

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

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

Sri Lanka aviation minister steps down, president orders probe

Aviation

July 6, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lankan Airlines loses Rs248bn in four months after soft-peg collapse

Forex loss Rs145bn

July 5, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to re-open Jaffna airport for international flights

The cabinet has given the approval to re-initiate the operation effecting from July 01,2022

June 28, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka faces risk of international airlines pullout after fuel notice

After June 28, 2022, aircraft will have to carry their return fuel according to the CA notice to airmen (NOTAM)

Mahadiya Hamza
June 28, 2022 2 min read
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