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Tuesday November 29th, 2022

SriLankan Airlines asked delay aircraft lease plan by COPE

As a start all timelines would be extended by 3 months

April 26, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka in talks for USD 1 bln from budget airlines - State Minister

"This a private sector sponsored project to bring in 1 billion dollars to the country through budget airline tourism"

April 21, 2022 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines says made profit in March 2022 quarter

Says also made profits in December 2021

April 19, 2022 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines US$175mn bond downgraded to C by Fitch

The 7 percent bond issued by SriLankan matures in 2024 and carries a government guarantee

April 14, 2022 4 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

Sri Lanka's Expolanka Holdings profits soar amid pandemic disruptions

Profits at Sri Lanka's Expolanka Holdings Plc soared to 4.5 billion rupees in the December 2020 quarter, up from 15 fold...

January 29, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka airport re-opening draws JetStar, Bangladesh, Pakistan carriers

Sri Lanka is seeing interest from new airlines from South Asia as regular pre-Coronavirus carriers resumed scheduled fli...

January 21, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka expects tourists from Germany, Dubai as airports re-open

Sri Lanka is expecting the first tourists from Germany and Dubai after Colombo and Mattala airports re-opened for touris...

January 21, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka Air Force boosts canine capacity

Twenty canines brought from the Netherlands and trained to detect explosives and drugs with support from the Civil Aviat...

January 15, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka airport gets international health safety certification

Sri Lanka's main international airport in Katunayake has been certified as having complied to internationally recognized...

Mahadiya Hamza
January 13, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka begins seafood exports to Ukraine from Mattala

Sri Lanka has begun exporting seafood to Ukraine on a new route from Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport to Kiev ope...

Mahadiya Hamza
January 9, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka waives landing and parking fees to Mattala and Ratmalana airports

Sri Lanka is waiving landing and parking fees of international flights to Mattala and Ratmalana airports in a bid to enc...

December 27, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka reverses travel relaxation after new Covid-19 strain Foreign Ministry says

Sri Lanka has re-imposed a rule requiring prior registration of expatriates national who want to return, after a highly ...

December 22, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka nationals, dual citizens allowed back on commercial flights, paid Covid-19 quarantine

Sri Lanka nationals and dual citizens abroad who can afford paid quarantine are allowed to use commercial flights to ret...

December 21, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka returnees give duty free shopping chance after Covid-19 quarantine

Expatriate Sri Lanka nationals who arrived in the country from September 01 and December 16, 2020 will be given a chance...

December 19, 2020 1 min read
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SriLankan Catering says staff traced and tested after Coronavirus infection

SriLankan Catering said it had traced contacts and tested staff after a confirmed Coronavirus infection, which had led t...

December 17, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka plans to open airport for charters, commercial flights on December 26

Sri Lanka plans to allow charter and commercial flight from December 26, the island's aviation regulator has said.

December 15, 2020 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines to fly to Malaysia, Singapore flights increased

State-run SriLankan Airlines said flights to Singapore will be increase to three from the current one from December 18 a...

December 13, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka civil aviation in historic Covid-19 challenges in 2020

Sri Lanka is marking the International Civil Aviation Day on December 07 with the sector facing severe challenges, with ...

December 7, 2020 5 min read

SriLankan Airlines loses Rs36.3bn up to Aug 2020

SriLankan Airlines has lost 36.38 billion rupees up to August 2020, amid a Coronavirus crises that hit all carriers, aga...

November 20, 2020 1 min read

SriLankan to offer a whopping handshake to retiring employees - Cabinet

The Cabinet has approved a Voluntary Retirement Scheme for 560 employees of SriLankan Airlines which will cost a whoppin...

November 17, 2020 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines to get US$150mn cash injection in 2020: PM

State-run SriLankan Airlines would get a 150 million dollar cash injection in 2020 which would be part of a 500 million ...

November 12, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lankan Airlines says Covid-19 test mandatory from Oct 18

State-run SriLankan Airlines says a negative Covid-19 test is mandatory for all departing passengers from October 2020.

October 17, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka Airlines airport cargo unit staffer found with Coronavirus

SriLankan Airlines said a staff working at the cargo operations division at international airport in Katunayake had test...

October 12, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka slows repatriation flights at airport as Covid-19 quarantine needs go up

Sri Lanka has slowed repatriation flights as a domestic cluster expands taking up quarantine capacity and SriLankan Airl...

October 11, 2020 2 min read
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