ECONOMYNEXT – State-run SriLankan Airlines said it will stop flying passenger flights from April 08 to April 21, due to restrictions imposed by destinations it is flying to.
After Sri Lanka halted inbound passengers on March 19, the airline had been flying out tourists and others to London, Japan and Australia.
“The Airline is constantly reviewing the market conditions and the restrictions imposed by the various authorities and will be ready recommence its operations at short notice even before the 21st April 2020 in the event such restrictions are lifted,” the airline said in a statement
“Airline is willing to operate special flights during this period to repatriate the Sri Lankan’s who are wanting to return to the Country if required.
“Further, the Airlines’ cargo services will continue to operate from its worldwide network special flights as and when required.”
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SriLankan said in its four decade history this was the most difficult period it was undergoing.
Passengers could contact the airline on +94117771979. (Colombo/Apr01/2020)