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Test flight to Jaffna from India

Test flight to Jaffna from India

Test flight to Jaffna from India arrived today linking Palali International airport in Jaffna and Chennai in South India. Courtesy – News.lk…

Light Rail set to be SL’s first women-friendly public transport system

Light Rail set to be SL’s first women-friendly public transport system

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide technical assistance to strengthen the Gender Action Plan (GAP) for Colombo Light Rail, towards making it the first woman-friendly public transport system in Sri Lanka. The memorandum for this assistance was signed between the Secretary of the Ministry of Megapolis…

Polish Airlines to launch direct flights to Sri Lanka from November

Polish Airlines to launch direct flights to Sri Lanka from November

Starting from the winter season, LOT will fly from Warsaw to Colombo in Sri Lanka with flights being operated seasonally, from November 3rd to March 28th, three times a week by modern Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.With the new series of seasonal flights, Colombo becomes the sixth Asian long-haul destination…

Two Indian airline operators show interest in Palali

Two Indian airline operators show interest in Palali

Two Indian airline operators, Alliance Air (an Indian regional airline, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India) and…

Sri Lanka gets first US$10.3mn train for upcountry line from China

Sri Lanka gets first US$10.3mn train for upcountry line from China

Sri Lanka has imported a train from China for the upcountry line at the cost 10.3 million US…

Air India to add Colombo – Mumbai next month

Air India to add Colombo – Mumbai next month

Air India will launch direct flights to Mumbai from Colombo commencing September 21. The frequency would be five…

SriLankan welcomes free visa on arrival facility to 48 countries

SriLankan welcomes free visa on arrival facility to 48 countries

SriLankan Airlines welcomes the launch of the free visa on arrival facility that the Government of Sri Lanka…

Boat service around Colombo within two weeks

Boat service around Colombo within two weeks

A passenger boat service in waterways in Colombo will be commenced within the next two weeks, the Magapolis…

July tourist arrivals up from June 2019

July tourist arrivals up from June 2019

The total number of international tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka during July 2019 was 115,701, an 83% growth…

Singapore relaxes travel advisory to Sri Lanka

Singapore relaxes travel advisory to Sri Lanka

Singapore has relaxed its Travel Advisory on Sri Lanka from defer all non-essential travels to exercise caution, the…

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