Singapores Changi Airport has shown interest in actively participate in developing and managing Sri Lankas airports.
The Board of Investments said in a statement that Changi Airport Chairman Boon Swan Foo had expressed his sentiments during a meeting with BOI Chairman Arjunna Mahendra on Wednesday.rn
rnFoo had shown interest in Sri Lankas airport expansion programme and the possible construction of an alternate airport in Hambantota.rn
rnHe also showed interest in general areas of aircraft maintenance and aircraft traffic control.rn
rnldblquote We have presently three aircraft maintenance facilities in the US, one in the UK, one in China and have recently got some contracts in this region from Air India and Indian Airlines,
dblquote Foo said.rn
rnSuccessful negotiations between both countries could also pave the way for Sri Lanka being the fifth alternate destination for the world renowned air shows, which are currently held only in Paris, UK, Singapore and Dubai, Foo was quoted saying.rn