Flemingo opens first of its kind Duty Free store at Bandaranaike International Airport

“Flemingo Duty Free has opened its new departure store at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka,” announced Flemingo Duty Free, Sri Lanka CEO P.K. Thimmayya at a press conference held in this connection. Flemingo Duty Free was awarded the new contract for ‘Core Category’ Duty Free at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka in March … More Flemingo opens first of its kind Duty Free store at Bandaranaike International Airport

“Sri Lanka is an important market for Emirates”

Sri Lanka is an important market for Emirates and it is constantly exploring opportunities to facilitate growth, travel and leisure as well as trade in the country, asserted Ahmed Khoory, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations, West Asia and Indian Ocean for Emirates. In a wide-ranging interview with Daily FT, he said Emirates was proud of … More “Sri Lanka is an important market for Emirates”

Cinnamon’s cityhotels and SriLankan Airlines rewards FlySmiLes members

Gastronomy has always been an integral part of the travel experience. It matters little whether one travels for business or leisure, the question of where and what to eat feature nears the top of any traveller’s priorities. To further foster this age-old connection between food and travel, Sri Lanka’s premier five-star city hotels Cinnamon Grand … More Cinnamon’s cityhotels and SriLankan Airlines rewards FlySmiLes members

Aviation Minister pledges to lift BIA standards sky-high

Transport and Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva pledged to make the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) one of the most efficient, cost-effective and attractive airports in the region. With the Government having ambitious plans to cater to 2.5 million tourist arrivals by the end of this year, the Minister highlighted that it was necessary to … More Aviation Minister pledges to lift BIA standards sky-high

SriLankan Airlines climbs to 8th place globally for airline fuel efficiency

SriLankan Airlines has climbed to eighth position globally in IATA fuel efficiency ranking amongst 51 airlines in the same business model, following the implementation of a wide range of fuel efficiency and conservation measures over the last 22 months to reduce fuel burn. The 2016 ranking of airlines by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) … More SriLankan Airlines climbs to 8th place globally for airline fuel efficiency

Fresh restructuring plan for SriLankan

New revival effort focuses on better aviation fuel pricing, resolving aircraft leases; debt servicing cost, and realignment of human resources CEO says recent operational measures have helped to boost revenue If not for $ 45 m hit by partial BIA closure, airline could have achieved break-even Engineering to be spun off as a subsidiary; three … More Fresh restructuring plan for SriLankan

Coimbatore becomes SriLankan Airlines’ 14th destination in India

SriLankan Airlines has announced the launch of new services from 16 July to Coimbatore, the second largest city in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu. Accordingly, the airline will be offering a four-times-a-week service to Coimbatore, connecting the state’s second largest city to the world through its global route network. Coimbatore is one of three … More Coimbatore becomes SriLankan Airlines’ 14th destination in India