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Daily News
Nishantha Wickremasinghe leased vehicle belonging to Bhikkhu in WeeraketiyaThe vehicle permit pertaining to the Toyota Land Cruiser valued at Rs 22 millio
Nishantha Wickremasinghe leased vehicle belonging to Bhikkhu in Weeraketiya
Daily News / Posted 21 hours ago
The vehicle permit pertaining to the Toyota Land Cruiser valued at Rs 22 million leased by former SriLankan Airlines Chairman Nishantha Wickremasinghe belonged to a Bhikkhu resident in Weeraketiya, investigations made by the Presidential Commission... Read more
3d
Sunday Observer
Week in Parliament : �Stormy weather in Parliament�PUBLICATIONS OTHER LINKS �Stormy weather in Parliament�Government MPs who made
Week in Parliament : �Stormy weather in Parliament�
Sunday Observer / Posted 3 days ago
PUBLICATIONS OTHER LINKS �Stormy weather in Parliament�Government MPs who made a big hue and cry over the much debated SriLankan Airlines issue stressed the need to bring the perpetrators to book whom they claimed to have committed a massive... Read more
4d
Daily News
SLR to transport goods for flood-hit free of chargede Silva. Transport and Civil Aviation Ministry Secretary Nihal Somaweera said
SLR to transport goods for flood-hit free of charge
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
de Silva. Transport and Civil Aviation Ministry Secretary Nihal Somaweera said employees of Bandaranaike International Airport and SriLankan Airlines distributed dry rations and bottles of water among the people affected by floods in the vic... Read more
6d
Daily News
Rajapaksa regime responsible for Airline’s downfall - Sajiththe total calamity of the Sri Lankan Airlines. He was speaking during the adjo
Rajapaksa regime responsible for Airline’s downfall - Sajith
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
the total calamity of the Sri Lankan Airlines. He was speaking during the adjournment motion on the present situation of SriLankan Airlines Ltd. and its future. Minister Premadasa also alleged that the Sri Lankan catering funds had been spent... Read more
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6d
Daily News
Parliamentelectorate. Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake yesterday told that the govern
Parliament
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
electorate. Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake yesterday told that the government would never privatise SriLankan Airlines, but only look for ways to address the losses that it had suffered. He was speaking during the... Read more
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7d
Daily News
[Parliament–Ranil Wickremesinghe and would inform the House of his official ruling today, t
[Parliament–
Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Ranil Wickremesinghe and would inform the House of his official ruling today, the sources said. A restructuring plan for SriLankan Airlines has been implemented to minimise losses, Public Enterprise Development Deputy Minister Eran Wickremaratne... Read more
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7d
Daily News
VAT increased to meet country’s foreign debtsa government, it wasn’t pleasant for us to increase VAT. But many government in
VAT increased to meet country’s foreign debts
Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
a government, it wasn’t pleasant for us to increase VAT. But many government institutions were running at a loss. SriLankan Airlines had been continuously running at a loss for the past few years. It had become an institution that suffered... Read more
9d
Daily News
Indian flies in from Colombo with hidden gold10 lakh, officials said. Vijay Ashok Kumar Wadwani, 40, from Thane was stopped
Indian flies in from Colombo with hidden gold
Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
10 lakh, officials said. Vijay Ashok Kumar Wadwani, 40, from Thane was stopped by customs officials after he alighted from SriLankan Airlines-UL 173 flight that came from Colombo. "We had credible information about the suspect and his modus... Read more
10d
Sunday Observer
Stabilising SriLankan Airlines : Sale of aircraft to ease burdenJuniorOTHER PUBLICATIONS OTHER LINKS Stabilising SriLankan Airlines : Sale of
Stabilising SriLankan Airlines : Sale of aircraft to ease burden
Sunday Observer / Posted 10 days ago
JuniorOTHER PUBLICATIONS OTHER LINKS Stabilising SriLankan Airlines : Sale of aircraft to ease burden By Isuri Yasasmin Kaviratne The four A350-900 airbuses are being sold to stablise SriLankan Airlines to present it to prospective shareholders,... Read more
10d
Sunday Observer
Progress on investigations of 26 public enterprises: COPE quarterly report in early Junethe Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC), Nationa
Progress on investigations of 26 public enterprises: COPE quarterly report in early June
Sunday Observer / Posted 10 days ago
the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC), National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB), SriLankan Airlines, Lankaputhra Development Bank, Rakna Lanka, Jana Wasama and Elkaduwa Plantations. Hadunnetti said COPE has... Read more
13d
Daily News
SriLankan needs foreign management - EranSriLankan Airlines has to be given to be run by a private foreign management if
SriLankan needs foreign management - Eran
Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
SriLankan Airlines has to be given to be run by a private foreign management if it is to be made a profitable venture, State Enterprise Development Deputy Minister Eran Wickremeratne said. Speaking to Daily News Business he said that this is because... Read more
13d
The Hindu
No takers for revamping Sri Lankan Airlines, says MinisterLankan government has made it clear that no airline company has “formally expre
No takers for revamping Sri Lankan Airlines, says Minister
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
Lankan government has made it clear that no airline company has “formally expressed” interest in the proposed revamping of SriLankan Airlines. Responding to a query from The Hindu on whether Qatar Airways was being contemplated as a possible... Read more
16d
The Economic Times
Delhi, Chennai & Mumbai airspace see 26 collision misses in 1 yeara "wrong left turn to a Jet Airways flight 2764." A corrective action was take
Delhi, Chennai & Mumbai airspace see 26 collision misses in 1 year
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
a "wrong left turn to a Jet Airways flight 2764." A corrective action was taken to avoid the aircraft from running into a Srilankan Airlines flight (ALK127). The DGCA, which reviews these investigations has considered them serious and has put in... Read more
16d
Daily News
SriLankan reduces lossesSriLankan Airlines has recorded a significantly improved performance at the clo
SriLankan reduces losses
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
SriLankan Airlines has recorded a significantly improved performance at the close of the Financial Year ending March 31, 2016 compared to the previous year despite several legacy issues still remaining unresolved. Without ‘one-off’ extraordinary... Read more
17d
Sunday Observer
COPE should transcend party politics -Sunil HandunnettiOn receipt of this report, we can take further action regarding this issue. Q:
COPE should transcend party politics -Sunil Handunnetti
Sunday Observer / Posted 17 days ago
On receipt of this report, we can take further action regarding this issue. Q:The Government hopes to find a partner for SriLankan Airlines, but no action has been taken against its previous and present managements for the huge losses. What are... Read more
17d
Sunday Observer
Business & FinancialTrade and Industry Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said. Performance improves by 46
Business & Financial
Sunday Observer / Posted 17 days ago
Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said. Performance improves by 46% : SriLankan�s group loss down to Rs 8.9 b SriLankan Airlines announced that it has recorded a significantly improved performance at the close of the financial year... Read more
20d
Daily News
SriLankan flies Lankan cricketers to UKThe Sri Lanka cricket team captained by Angelo Mathews left for England on SriL
SriLankan flies Lankan cricketers to UK
Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
The Sri Lanka cricket team captained by Angelo Mathews left for England on SriLankan Airlines UL503 yesterday. They were met at the airport by SriLankan crew members before their departure. Vice-captain Dinesh Chandimal has his passport checked at... Read more
23d
Daily News
Treasury bonds: COPE calls for complete report from AGmanage the workload with limited staff resources. The MP said the COPE would i
Treasury bonds: COPE calls for complete report from AG
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
manage the workload with limited staff resources. The MP said the COPE would initially produce five separate reports on SriLankan Airlines, Ceylon Electricity Board, State Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Lankaputra Bank and Rakna Arakshaka Lanka... Read more
23d
Daily News
Neither UNP nor SLFP suitable to govern country: JVPwas able to strengthen the economy. But, now they say they are unable to streng
Neither UNP nor SLFP suitable to govern country: JVP
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
was able to strengthen the economy. But, now they say they are unable to strengthen the same. The government can't run SriLankan Airlines, The CPC is burdened with debts and there are no funds etc,” He said that not only Ranil Wickremesinghe's... Read more
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23d
Daily News
The Govt. is our common enemy - MRto sign an Economic and Technological Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) with India.
The Govt. is our common enemy - MR
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
to sign an Economic and Technological Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) with India. The government is going to privatise the SriLankan Airlines claiming that it is a huge burden to the country’s economy” he said. However, he noted that the airline... Read more
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23d
Daily News
Govt. will ensure decent work for allforward. The nation has to settle a huge foreign debt amounting over Rs. 850,00
Govt. will ensure decent work for all
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
forward. The nation has to settle a huge foreign debt amounting over Rs. 850,000 billion. Absolute financial loss in SriLankan Airlines is estimated at over Rs.85,000 billion.All these are severe national issues.the President... Read more
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24d
Sunday Observer
Sri Lanka secures $ 1.5 b IMF loanand enhancing the role of market forces in the economy. The government is commi
Sri Lanka secures $ 1.5 b IMF loan
Sunday Observer / Posted 24 days ago
and enhancing the role of market forces in the economy. The government is committed to dealing quickly with the legacy of SriLankan Airlines, which continues to represent a drain on public finances after years of mismanagement. Going forward, key... Read more
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25d
Daily News
‘SriLankan downfall due to financial mismanagement under MR’The SriLankan Airlines had fallen into a critical financial abyss during the Ra
‘SriLankan downfall due to financial mismanagement under MR’
Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
The SriLankan Airlines had fallen into a critical financial abyss during the Rajapaksa regime due to the purchase of 10 planes including airbuses on lease, improper management, political interference and unnecessary recruitment of employees,... Read more
25d
Daily News
PRECIFAC postpones recording of initial evidence regarding SriLankan AirlinesCorruption Abuse of Power State Resources and Priviledges (PRECIFAC) postponed
PRECIFAC postpones recording of initial evidence regarding SriLankan Airlines
Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
Corruption Abuse of Power State Resources and Priviledges (PRECIFAC) postponed recording of initial evidence regarding SriLankan Airlines for May 19 as SriLankan Airlines Regional Manager for Europe Manoj Vaas Gunawardene and his lawyer were... Read more
27d
Daily News
BIA Stage Two ready for tender2017 for urgent runway repairs.The airport will be closed for about six hours f
BIA Stage Two ready for tender
Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
2017 for urgent runway repairs.The airport will be closed for about six hours from 9.00 a.m. for a period of three months. SriLankan Airlines CEO Suren Ratwatte told the Daily News that they have been informed of this development.This will create... Read more
27d
The Hindu
Sri Lankan Airlines to be revampedthe airlines to consider cancelling an order for four new aircraft The Sri Lan
Sri Lankan Airlines to be revamped
The Hindu / Posted 27 days ago
the airlines to consider cancelling an order for four new aircraft The Sri Lankan government has decided to restructure SriLankan Airlines and is looking for a suitable partner to run the national carrier, which has been in the red for the last... Read more
28d
Daily News
President bemoans plight of SriLankan AirlinesThe current plight of SriLankan Airlines is tragic, said President Maithripala
President bemoans plight of SriLankan Airlines
Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
The current plight of SriLankan Airlines is tragic, said President Maithripala Sirisena. “The airline operates 21 planes, but it has thousands of workers. The airline is plagued with so many issues. The government should work together with another... Read more
28d
Daily News
Govt. seeks investor to bail outThe government is calling for proposals from interested parties to enter into a
Govt. seeks investor to bail out
Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
The government is calling for proposals from interested parties to enter into a business venture with the national carrier SriLankan Airlines, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said. The Finance Ministry has already been instructed to call for... Read more

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