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SriLankan Airlines
SriLankan Airlines Files a Lawsuit Against Airbus and Seeks $1 billion

Reading Time: < 1 minute SriLankan Airlines has sued Airbus for $1 billion for alleged corruption during the procurement of A350-900s and consequent damages and loss of reputation.  The issue traces back to the Crown Court judgment in the UK that found Airbus guilty of bribery concerning aircraft agreements. Sri Lanka’s flag carrier has also requested cancellation of the A350-900 […]

SriLankan Airlines Airbus A330 Bursts Tyre on Landing

Reading Time: < 1 minute A SriLankan Airlines Airbus A330-200, performing flight from Colombo (Sri Lanka) to Chennai (India) with 142 passengers, reported burst tyre on landing. Aircraft landed on Chennai’s runway 07. During roll out the outboard forward right hand main tyre burst. The aircraft was able to depart for the return flight UL-122 after 10 hours on the […]

SriLankan Incurs $700,000 Penalty For Late Return of A320

Reading Time: < 1 minute SriLankan Airlines  has incurred penalties of USD700,000 for the late return of an A320-200 to sub-lessor IndiGo Airlines. According to company sources who spoke to the News 1st online news portal, 4R-ABK (msn 2584) was due to have been returned to the Indian LCC on May 8 but has been retained for unspecified maintenance reasons. […]

SriLankan Airlines Welcomes Airbus A320neo to Its Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes SriLankan Airlines has commenced the induction of the first of its latest Airbus aircraft. February 27th was the first of the A320neo and A321neo family aircraft in its fleet. The introduction of these new-generation aircraft will help enhance its exceptional service standards for passengers and serve to align its fleet to the airline’s new strategic focus […]

SriLankan Airlines Expands Aviation Training Franchise

Reading Time: < 1 minute SriLankan Aviation College, a unit of state-run SriLankan Airlines, said its franchise schools will be expanded around the country in a franchise deal with Colombo-based Nawaloka Group, with plans to move to Seychelles. Nawaloka Air Services will open training centres in Galle, Batticaloa, Jaffna and Kandy, the training school said in a statement. SriLankan Airlines […]