Sri Lankan aviation set for expansion but government support critical
Sri Lanka’s national carrier, SriLankan Airlines, reported an operating loss of USD56.8 million in 2010, marking a 49% reduction in losses compared with 2009 levels, while Mihin Lanka turned around to achieve a USD3.8 million profit from a USD6.0 million loss in 2009. The figures were released in the Central Bank's 2010 annual report. [2251 words]
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This report contains the following subheadings:
- SriLankan Airlines reports USD57m loss; revenue and pax growth up to 25%
- Sri Lanka targeting 700,000 tourists in 2011
- SriLankan Airlines and Mihin Lanka's fleet get boost
- Sri Lanka now has more than 60 bilateral agreements in place
- Bandaranaike Airport reports freight record in 2010; expansion planned
- Hambantota Airport to open by end of 2012
- Sri Lanka considers third international airport
- Aviation recovering but needs continuous support
This report contains the following charts and tables:
- SriLankan Airlines revenue up 26% but remains in the red in 2010
- Sri Lanka visitor arrivals: Jan-2010 to Mar-2011
- SriLankan Airlines' fleet profile: Apr-2011
- Mihin Lanka's fleet profile: Apr-2011
- SriLankan Airlines network (including codeshares)
- Recently announced worldwide airline route changes: frequencies per week (new/total)
- SriLankan Airlines' international v domestic capacity share (18-Apr-2011 to 24-Apr-2011)
- SriLankan Airlines' international capacity by region (18-Apr-2011 to 24-Apr-2011)
- Mihin Lanka's network: Apr-2011
- Map of proposed Hambantota International Airport
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