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Saturday May 25th, 2024

Sri Lanka's Mattala Airport to be managed by India, Russia companies

Management of MRIA awarded to Russia-India joint venture on a 30-year contract

April 26, 2024 1 min read

SriLankan Engineering implements AMOS ERP

It will be able to boost engineering productivity, reduce costs and maintain quality and consistency in its maintenance

April 25, 2024 2 min read

SriLankan Air Europe flight times extended, payloads cut amid Israel-Iran attacks

Passenger miss flights due to earlier departures

April 20, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's FitsAir begins Colombo-Dhaka flights

FitsAir will initially operate two weekly flights Wednesday and Sunday on Dhaka-Colombo route with Airbus A320 aircraft

April 19, 2024 1 min read
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

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


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
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Sri Lanka's boat builders head to Dubai

Boat builders in Sri Lanka are headed to the Dubai International Boat show to showcase their capabilities

February 28, 2024 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines denies TU action for flight delays

SriLankan Airlines has recently witnessed delays due raft of technical issues in Colombo and foreign airports

February 25, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka embarkation tax on ferry services cut: Corrected

Round trip ticket on ferry service between Sri Lanka and India will be reduced from 60 dollars to 5 dollars

Apsara Rodrigo
February 20, 2024 1 min read

Israel and Sri Lanka sign direct flights deal

Sri Lanka signs direct flight agreement to facilitate sending more workers to Israel

February 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's China-backed Hambantota Port eyes container transshipment

In 2024 we will be looking at container transshipment for which the port is now ready

February 14, 2024 2 min read

Colombo-bound SriLankan flight delayed after taking off in Melbourne over technical fault

SriLankan has faced many delays in the recent past owning to technical issues

February 12, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka to call investors for Jaffna airport PPP

Sri Lanka is close to awarding the management of Mattala airport to a consortium of Russian and Indian companies

February 3, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka port faces union opposition in increasing female workers: Minister

I am a great fan of gender equity

February 2, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Colombo Port builds expertise to be key hub backed by US

The program will build human resources as the port aims to double capacity

February 2, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's China-run Hambantota Port sees higher oil and gas ship calls

Hambantota Port has seen steep increase in oil and gas vessels in 2023 helped by Sinopec's bunker operations,

January 31, 2024 1 min read