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2008-09-02 09:00:26

Sri Lanka has first lady captain in aviation industry COLOMBO, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- With Anusha Siriratne being appointed as SriLankan Airline's captain recently, the South Asian island now has a lady captain in its aviation industry for the first time, the Daily Mirror reported on Friday. The newspaper quoted SriLankan Airline's CEO Manoj Gunawardena as saying that the appointment "is a significant event for the national carrier." Interestingly, Captain Anusha and her husband Captain...


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