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A top Emirates Airline executive says traffic to Sri Lanka is picking up after the December tsunami but the country and industry still face many challenges. A top Emirates Airline executive says traffic to Sri Lanka is picking up after the December tsunami but the country and industry still face many challenges. rates owns an equity stake in SriLankan Airlines and also manages the national carrier. Shamindra Kulamannage interviewed Nabil Sultan, Senior Vice President of Emirates.
Excerpts from the interview:


Shamindra Kulamannage: How are the yields to the
subcontinent compared to other destinations operated to by the airline?


Nabil Sultan:
Of
course Colombo is one of our profitable routes. Tremendous growth in cargo and
passenger. The trend is positive mar will continue to grow. Huge potential. We
expect the market size to double by 2012.