Sri Lanka John Keells agents for Air Mauritius

Chief Regulatory Officer at CSE Renuke Wijayawardhane presenting the listing certificate to Executive Chairperson at Renuka Hotels Shibani Thambiayah

Nov 05, 2009 (LBO) – Mack Air (Pvt) Ltd, a unit of listed John Keells Holdings (JKH) said had been appointed the general sales agent for Air Mauritius in Sri Lanka from November 01. Romesh David who heads the transportation division of JKH said it will work with the airline to develop traffic between the two countries. Air Mauritius carries people employed in the country and others to onward connections in Africa.

“We also plan to promote Mauritius as the transfer point for travel to Africa and the Indian Ocean region,” he said in a statement.

David says with the return of peace to Sri Lanka Mauritian travelers has a chance to visit Sri Lanka. The island’s military wiped out the leadership of Tamil Tiger separatists in May bringing better prospects for the tourism industry.