October 21, 2017 2:41 PM ET


Company Overview of SriLankan Airlines Limited

Company Overview

SriLankan Airlines Limited provides scheduled and non-scheduled air services for the carriage of passengers, freight, and mail. It also offers ground handling services, including aircraft maintenance, aircraft servicing and cleaning, airport aviation security, cargo and mail handling, catering, flight operations and crew administration, coordination of fueling, load control and communication, passenger and baggage handling, ramp, representation and accommodation, station supervision and administration, surface transport of passengers and crews, and unit load device control and management services. In addition, the company provides cargo X-ray screening, explosive vapor detection, cargo/valua...

Airline Centre

Bandaranaike International Airport


Sri Lanka

Founded in 1979

7,861 Employees


94 19 733 5555


94 19 733 5122

Key Executives for SriLankan Airlines Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Group Chief Finance & Administrative Officer
Chief Operating Officer and Head of Flight Operations
Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
Head of Finance Management
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

SriLankan Airlines Limited Key Developments

SriLankan In Talks With 3 Airlines

Three airlines including Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (TSE:9201) are currently in negotiations with the Government, in efforts to divest 49% of the holding in SriLankan Airlines Ltd., Minister Kabir Hashim said. "Japan Airlines have already visited us, their representatives have already met with the Prime Minister, and initial discussions have commenced," Hashim said. Still, he said, this does not mean anything has been established yet. He did not wish to disclose the other two airlines.

Srilankan Airlines Announces the Launch of Flights Service Between Hong Kong and Colombo

SriLankan Airlines launched five times weekly non-stop flights service between Hong Kong and Colombo from July 15, 2017. To celebrate this special moment, SriLankan held a celebration party on the iconic Aqua Luna on July 14, 2017 and carried out an opening ceremony at the Hong Kong International Airport on the day of July 15, 2017. SriLankan Airlines hosted a special celebration party to sail around the Victoria Harbor by taking the iconic Aqua Luna on July 14, 2017. It was a function full of SriLankan elements, with guests dressing in SriLankan Colors (red, orange and green), SriLankan dance performance, cuisine and Ceylon tea inspired cocktail drink presentations, etc. Sailing on the iconic Aqua Luna with the traditional Chinese red mast is a great wish on the success of Hong Kong-Colombo non-stop flights. On July 15, 2017, SriLankan Airlines Hong Kong-Colombo non-stop flights opening ceremony was held at the Hong Kong International Airport MFC Boarding Gate 219. The opening of the non-stop flight to Hong Kong is an important step of SriLankan's expansion strategy in theAsia-Pacific region. Recently, SriLankan Airlines has announced the opening of a number of international routes one after another such as the Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Coimbatore routes in India, and the Melbourne route to be opened in October. The new non-stop service will contribute to SriLankan's strategic development in the Asia-Pacific region and allow more travelers from Hong Kong to better enjoy the hospitality of SriLankan Airlines and the country's natural beauty.

Srilankan Airlines Announces Launch of New Services to Coimbatore

SriLankan Airlines has announced the launch of new services to Coimbatore. The airline will be offering a four-times-a-week service to Coimbatore, connecting the city to the world through its global route network.

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