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Sunday May 26th, 2024

SriLankan Airlines regrets for flight delays to and from London

SriLankan flights have faced some delays in the recent past in both Colombo and foreign airports

May 3, 2024 2 min read

Supreme Global Holdings with Qatar, India investors, bids for SriLankan


May 1, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Colombo Port volumes up 24-ct on Red Sea attacks

New ship-to-shore cranes at the ports East Container Terminal can further boost volumes

May 1, 2024 1 min read

SriLankan to codeshare with Air Seychelles to Africa

New codeshare will expand travel options for passengers from Australia to Africa

April 26, 2024 2 min read
Sri Lanka expressway SOE to help pay off Rs860bn in debt: Minister

Dire need for optimal management of commercially productive assets to pay off debt of over Rs860bn

Sri Lanka and India ferry to start on May 13 with tax breaks

India to reduce charges and costs by Rs25mn a month

KKS Port acquires Sri Lanka Cement Corp land

Kankasanthurai Port has acquired 23 acres and 12 perches of land belonging to Cement Corporation at 52 million rupees

April 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Access to complete substructure of halted airport terminal

The work will also address the issue of deterioration of steel reinforcements

April 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka to turn World War II-era Hingurakgoda air base to international airport

"Our final target is like Mattala and Palali to make this a dedicated airport for civil aviation."

April 5, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka container volumes surge 30-pct in Feb amid Red Sea troubles

Up to February 2024, transshipment volumes were up 27.2 percent

April 5, 2024 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

April 3, 2024 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines to lease four wide-body aircraft

Operating leases for 6 and 8 years

April 2, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Access Engineering wins work under airport expansion project

Identified work under BIADP Phase II

April 2, 2024 1 min read

Thai Airways resumes daily flights between Bangkok and Colombo

Thai Airways flights are operated daily

April 1, 2024 1 min read

Thailand explores Hambantota Port ahead of FTA, box handling

The port’s plans to commence its first phase of container operations was also discussed

April 1, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka port development taken new turn with China help: Prime Minister

"Colombo port will become a hub, a new developed port with financial instruments that could cater to new demands"

March 30, 2024 2 min read
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Xi meets Sri Lanka PM as China eyes main Colombo airport development 

Prime Minister Gunawardena is on a six-day official visit to China

March 28, 2024 3 min read

EOIs to be called to select party to promote Sri lanka flagged ships

To promote the island as a location for registering merchant vessels.

March 26, 2024 1 min read

Thai Airways, Maldivian to resume Sri Lanka flights from April

The Maldivian will start twice weekly flights from April 25

March 22, 2024 1 min read

India Indigo to fly to Sri Lanka's Jaffna

India's Alliance Air already operates daily flights to Jaffna

March 21, 2024 1 min read

SriLankan to fly daily to Seoul with Korean Air code share

The collaboration will allow SriLankan Airlines to access Korean Air’s far eastern network,

March 14, 2024 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines asked to show better results after $500mn tax-payer bailout

If not jobs of 6,000 employees are at risk

Nethmi Rajawasam
March 12, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka - India ferry to multiple destinations mulled to cut costs

With the combination of governmental support, it is now possible to run the ferry

March 11, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka Railways squatters to be leased land, charged tax

Land and property occupied by squatters for over 10 years to be assessed, lease agreement to be signed

March 11, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka to seek BOT investor for Galle leisure port

Mixed development projects would be set up on the filled land.

March 5, 2024 1 min read

Japan trains Sri Lanka Coast Guard on oil spill response

The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has trained 37 officers of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) on how to handle oil spills,

February 29, 2024 1 min read