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Cathay Pacific Re-commenced Scheduled Flight Operations to Sri Lanka

February 01, 2024

Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) (Private) Limited is happy to see the resumption of scheduled flight operations by Cathay Pacific Airways with the inaugural flight, CX 611 arrived at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) on 1st February 2024 at 23.30 hrs.

The airline recommenced passenger flight operations effective 01 Feb 2024, using an Airbus 330-300 aircraft and the days of operation will be  Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday.
Cathay Pacific has been catering to the Sri Lankan market for over 30 years. The airline temporarily stopped flight operations in March 2020 due to global pandemic situation. However, the airline operated a Boeing 747 freighter carrying vital supplies including COVID vaccines during the pandemic.

The inaugural flight carried 220 passengers and they were welcomed by cultural dancing performance organized by Sri Lanka Tourism at BIA. 

As an airline that currently operates to around 80 destinations in the world, AASL is happy to see the resumption of flight operations of such reputed international airlines.