China Airlines will carry SriLankan passengers from Bangkok to mainland China under the interim agreement.rn
rnSriLankan Airlines officials said an agreement would be signed before August this year. rn
rnBased on the success of the operation SriLankan will acquire a long haul Airbus to fly direct to mainland China.rn
rnChina is one of the fast growing tourist markets in the world with over 20 million Chinese nationals travelling abroad every year.