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Need for National Aviation Policy

Sri Lanka has 16 airports which provide connectivity to all parts of the Island. At the Northern tip is KKS (Kankasanturai). Moving southwards there...

Thales and MAC sign contracts to develop and enhance safety and...

In separate contracts signed in March and August this year, the supply, installation and commissioning of Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) systems, and Air Traffic...

Progressive changes in SriLankan Airline’s Winter 2018 schedule

In keeping with its strategy of optimising and rationalising market opportunities throughout its route network, SriLankan Airlines will be introducing a range of significant...

Chandrasena appointed as CEO in 2011 without due process, PCoI told

The then SriLankan airlines chairman Nishantha Wickremasinghe had in 2011 appointed Kapila Chandrasena as its CEO at an emergency board meeting without following a...

Sri Lanka international airport to get automated immigration e-gates

Sri Lanka will have digital gates at its main international airport to automate immigration controls and enable travelers to board and disembark from flights...

Sri Lankan Airline is suspending operations to Hong Kong

Having re-evaluated its presence in the Far East, the Airline is suspending operations to Hong Kong with effect from October 27, 2018. This decision...

Cathay Pacific, Boeing to donate world’s 1st 777 to aviation museum

Cathay Pacific and Boeing announced today that they are donating the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona,...

India to develop Palaly airport

State-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) will prepare a detailed project report for development of Palaly airport in Sri Lanka, the PTI reported. This would...

Too close yet too far

Two commercial aircraft flying too close to each other with the smoke trails drawing parallel lines attracted the attention of Ekala residents yesterday afternoon. Though...

SriLankan Airlines increases capacity between Colombo and Singapore

SriLankan Airlines said it is expanding the capacity on the Colombo-Singapore-Colombo route with the introduction of wide-bodied Airbus A330 aircraft that are equipped with...