Re-commencing Scheduled International Regional Flight Operations After Five Decades from Colombo International Airport, Ratmalana.
March 10, 2022
The national carrier of Maldives, Maldivian, announced the launch of international regional flight operations between its main hub, Velana Airport and Colombo International Airport - Ratmalana from 27th March 2022 onwards. Maldivian Air will operate scheduled flights between Sri Lanka and the Maldives three times a week and the frequency will be increased up to five from May 2022 onwards.
A media briefing on the Maldivian Airlines operation to CIAR was held on 10th March 2022.
His Excellency Omar Abdul Razzak – Ambassador to the Republic of Maldives, Hon. D V Chanaka, State Minister of Civil Aviation & Export Zone Development, Mr. Janaka Sri Chandragupta- Secretary of State Ministry of Aviation and Investment Zones Development, Major General (Rtd.) G. A. Chandrasiri, Chairman AASL, Mr. Rajeewasiri Sooriyaarachchi- Vice Chairman AASL, Ms. Deirdre De Livera, Director AASL for Domestic & Regional Airports CIAR/JIA /BTIA & CATD, Mr. Ramly Vilcassim - General Manager, Nawaloka Aviation & Mr. Shamith Wijethilaka - Head of Business Development Nawaloka Aviation, Mr. Chathura Colombage - Station Manager, Nawaloka Aviation & other senior officials of AASL attended the event.