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2011-12-23 08:00:00

The inaugural flight of Southern California-based solutions provider The IMS Company´s seat-centric inflight entertainment system RAVE took place on December 9 onboard a SriLankan Airlines A330 aircraft flying from Colombo to Male Brea, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2011 The inaugural flight of Southern California-based solutions provider The IMS Company´s seat-centric inflight entertainment system RAVE took place on December 9 onboard a SriLankan Airlines A330 aircraft flying from...

2010-07-29 07:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR) announced today that it entered into an agreement with SriLankan Airlines Limited, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, for the purchase and leaseback of three Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The purchase and leaseback of the first of the three aircraft was completed Monday, with the remaining two aircraft scheduled for closing in August 2010. Ron Wainshal, Aircastle's Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We're...

2008-10-10 12:00:24

SriLankan Airlines and Etihad Airways have joined hands in a historic partnership between the National Carriers of Sri Lanka and the UAE, which will significantly enhance the route networks of both airlines. From 1st October 2008, SriLankan will begin codesharing on Etihad flights to Amman, Geneva, Dublin, Munich, Brussels, and Manchester. Etihad will do the same on SriLankan's flights to Male in the Maldives. The initial partnership between the two award-winning airlines commenced in...

2008-10-09 03:00:27

United Arab Emirates-based Etihad Airways has extended its codeshare agreement with Sri Lankan Airlines. Under the extended deal, Etihad Airways will place its two-letter EY code on all of Sri Lankan Airlines's services between the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo and Male, Maldives. Etihad has code-shared with Sri Lankan Airlines since September 2007. Sri Lankan Airlines customers will also be able to access key destinations on Etihad's global flight network, including connections from Abu...

2008-09-30 12:00:32

SriLankan Airlines increases passenger convenience through On- Line Check-In SriLankan Airlines has been systematically introducing its On- Line Check-In system throughout its route network, significantly improving the level of passenger convenience prior to departure. On-Line Check-In (OLCI) affords passengers the luxury of checking themselves in through the Internet, long before they reach the airport, and entirely avoiding troublesome queues at Check-In Counters. SriLankan introduced...

2008-09-27 15:00:24

The Government of India has commended SriLankan Airlines for its handling of Indian VVIP flights during the recent SAARC Summit in Colombo. The gathering of Presidents and Prime Ministers of the eight- nation South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) involved hundreds of senior government officials from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Maldives, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka, amidst tight security. SriLankan Airlines provides ground handling facilities for all airlines and...

2008-09-15 06:00:28

Etihad to codeshare with malaysia airlines Etihad Airways is to extend further its expanding global network by providing its customers with greater access to destinations in Asia, following the signing of a new codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines. Under the deal, the Abu Dhabi-based airline will place its two- letter 'EY' code on Malaysia Airlines' flights between the country's capital city, Kuala Lumpur, and the popular islands of Kota Kinabalu, Penang, Kuching and Langkawi....

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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