1-Aug-2017 6:01 PM

Middle Eastern airlines 'draining traffic' from national carriers: SriLankan Airlines

SriLankan Airlines CEO Suren Ratwatte, speaking at the CAPA Australia Pacific Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit, stated (01-Aug-2017) Middle Eastern carriers are "draining the traffic from the nationally representative carriers on to their airplanes". In this context, the idea of bilateral agreement is a "joke", with Mr Ratwatte stating that bilaterals "don't apply an more" in this scenario.

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