Free Bird

Floatplane operations are back in the skies and with expanded coverage after the National Security Council clipped its wings for a short period.
ldblquote The Security Council imposed a suspension on floatplane operations in early January but lifted the its objections two weeks ago,
dblquote said a official from the Civil Aviation Authority. rn

rnAs a result Sri Lankas single floatplane operator Sri Lankan Airlines resumed flights earlier this month and added two destinations to their stop over list.rn

rnSri Lankans Air Taxi is now flying to Anuradhapura and Hingurakgoda in the North Central province using the air fields for landing.rn

rnThe airlines amphibious eight-seater, Cessna Caravan seaplane takes off from Sri Lankas international airport in Katunayake to the islands top tourist spots like the historic city of Kandy, to the beaches of Koggala and Bentota in the south and Trincomalee on the East coast.rn

rnThe aero/waterdromes which the air taxi operates to are the Victoria Reservoir, K