Limping Back

Capitalising on the recent peace dividends, SriLankan Airlines is looking at the possibility of recommencing domestic air services to the North.

rnThe airline
quote s technical team together with the Civil Aviation Authority officials will fly to Jaffna tomorrow to assess the ground situation, SriLankan said.

rnrnSriLankan Airlines has shown signs of a rapid recovery, posting a better than expected results during the last three months.

rnrnThe airline
quote s cabin factor for February was 80 percent and March is expected to be even better.

rnrnldblquote We have passed a very stern test of survival with flying colours. The worst period is over, but we can
quote t relax now,
dblquote says CEO Peter Hill in his inhouse magazine Monara.

rnrnSrilankan says its recovery started in November. ldblquote We had 67.4 percent in December and 72.6 percent in January,
dblquote says G T Jayaseelan, Head of Commercial.

rnrnThe airline has been limping with a fall in traffic volumes, since suffering double blows