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2023-11-20
Airport and Aviation Services Launched Solar Power Generation Project at BIA Read more>>
2023-11-20
Magzter Transforms Bandaranaike International Airport and Jaffna International Airport into South Asia's FIRST Smart Reading Airports Read more>>
2023-11-20
Commissioning of New Air Traffic Management System for BIA Operations Read more>>
2023-11-20
Opening of the Dedicated Access Road to the Passenger Terminal of Bandaranaike International Airport Read more>>
2023-11-14
SriLankan Airlines Expands Self Check-in and Self-Bag-Drop Services at BIA Read more>>
2023-11-01
Azur Air Resumes Operations to Sri Lanka Read more>>
2023-10-31
AASL Signs Agreement to Establish Jet Fuel Supply and Storage Facility at the Premises of Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake Read more>>
2023-10-30
Turkish Airlines Commenced Direct Flights to Sri Lanka After 10 Years of Operations Read more>>
2023-10-10
The upgraded ‘Aeronautical Information Management System’ at BIA declared open. Consequent to fulfilling the mandatory ICAO requirement of quality assurance, the AIM Unit of AASL successfully managed to obtain ISO 9001:2018 QMS Certification. Read more>>
2023-09-06
AASL Won the Runner-up Award for the “Best Managed Project” at the National Project Management Excellence Awards 2023 Read more>>
2023-08-23
The New “Digital Voice Communication Switching System" (DVCS System) at BIA Declared Open Read more>>
2023-08-23
Transforming Aviation for a Sustainable & Digitalized World: 1st International Conference on Aviation Research (ICAR) 2023 Read more>>
2023-07-09
Thai AirAsia Resumes Operations to Sri Lanka Read more>>
2023-07-07
Alliance Air Increases its Frequency of Daily Flights between Jaffna and Chennai Read more>>
2023-07-03
Air China Resumes Operations to Sri Lanka Read more>>
2023-06-21
Air Seychelles Launches Operations to Sri Lanka Read more>>
2023-06-20
A Career Development Opportunity has been Offered for Junior-Grade Skilled Employees Read more>>
2023-06-20
Qatar Airways Introduces its 5th Daily Frequency to/from Colombo Read more>>
2023-06-15
AASL Recognizes Outstanding Employees: SEWA ABIMANA 2020/2021 Read more>>
2023-06-07
Alliance Air Completes its 100th Flight to Jaffna International Airport (JIA) Read more>>
2023-06-02
AASL Poson Bhakthi Gee Program Read more>>
2023-06-02
AASL Launches Ground Handling Service Training Wing at MRIA for International Flight Operations Read more>>
2023-06-01
Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) (Private) Limited Releases its Annual Report Read more>>
2023-05-22
Airport and Aviation Services Sri Lanka (AASL) has fulfilled the requirements of the aviation security systems at Sri Lanka Airports to meet the standards of the Universal Security Audit Programme-Continuous Monitoring Approach (USAP - CMA). Read more>>
2023-04-28
AASL Celebrated the Sinhala and Tamil New Year AASL Bak Maha Ulela. Read more>>
2023-03-26
Singapore Airlines Launches B 787 10 Aircraft between Colombo and Singapore Read more>>
2023-03-23
Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of AASL Read more>>
2023-03-23
Brainchamps Awards Giveaway 2022 Read more>>
2023-03-18
MRIA celebrates its 10th Anniversary today Read more>>
2023-03-10
Happy to Welcome the First Group of Tourists from Shanghai on China Eastern Airlines after the Relaxation of Outbound Travel. Read more>>
2023-03-06
International Tourist Arrivals through the Exotic Gateway, MRIA Read more>>
2023-03-01
SriLankan Airlines to Take to China’s Skies Again Read more>>
2023-02-16
The Minister of Ports, Shipping & Aviation visited the Colombo International Airport - Ratmalana & Sri Lanka Airport & Aviation Academy (SLAAA) Read more>>
2023-02-04
AASL 75th Independence Day Celebrations Read more>>
2023-01-27
Uzbekistan Airways Resumes Operations Between Mattala – Uzbekistan Read more>>
2023-01-17
Aiding the Visually Impaired, Donating White Canes to the Sri Lanka Welfare Society for the Blind Read more>>
2023-01-03
AASL Strategy to Increase Air Cargo Handling Capacities at Bandaranaike International Airport Read more>>
2023-01-03
The "New Arrival Electronic Shopping Mall" at BIA Declared Open for New Passenger Experiences at BIA. Read more>>
2023-01-02
Online Filling of the Arrival Cards (for Foreigners) and Departure Cards (for Sri Lankans) Read more>>
2022-12-29
Scheduled Charter Flight Operations of Red Wings Airlines to Mattala, Sri Lanka Read more>>
2022-12-19
Hemas Surgicals and Diagnostics (Pvt) Ltd Donates an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to BIA Read more>>
2022-12-12
Alliance Air Resumes Scheduled Operations Between Jaffna - Chennai Read more>>
2022-12-08
Connecting Jaffna & Chennai Read more>>
2022-11-23
AASL Corporate Strategy for 2023 – 2025 Read more>>
2022-11-11
BIA Contingency Exercise - 2022 Read more>>
2022-11-10
Swiss International Airlines Resumes Its Winter Flights to Colombo Read more>>
2022-11-04
Air France Resumes Operations Between Colombo – Paris Read more>>
2022-11-03
Russia's Azur Air Resumes Flights to Sri Lanka Read more>>
2022-10-25
Airport Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) (Private) Limited (AASL) Donates Rs 4.3 Million to Maharagama Apeksha Cancer Hospital Read more>>
2022-10-10
Aeroflot-Russian Airlines Resumed Flight Operations Colombo From Moscow Read more>>
2022-10-01
World Children’s Day 2022 Read more>>
2022-08-18
Bandaranaike International Airport Launched ‘GOLD ROUTE - The Premium Airport Experience’ For The High-End Passengers Read more>>
2022-06-25
Minister of Ports, Shipping & Aviation Visited the Colombo International Airport, Ratmalana (CIAR) Read more>>
2022-06-18
A Ministerial Delegation Visited Jaffna International Airport (JIA) Read more>>
2022-05-05
THAI Smile Airways launches direct flights between Colombo and Bangkok Read more>>
2022-04-22
Bandaranaike International Airport introduces the international chain SPAR Sri Lanka Read more>>
2022-03-27
Colombo International Airport, Ratmalana Re-commenced Scheduled International Regional Flight Operations After Five Decades Read more>>
2022-03-10
Re-commencing Scheduled International Regional Flight Operations After Five Decades from Colombo International Airport, Ratmalana. Read more>>
2022-03-09
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Expands its Ever-Growing Network to South Asia with the Launch of a New Route to Mattala, Sri Lanka Read more>>
2022-03-01
BIA Received Explosive Trace Detectors from the Government of Australia. Read more>>
2022-03-01
Exemption of Pre-Departure COVID-19 testing (PCR/ Rapid Antigen Test) of Fully Vaccinated Travellers arriving in Sri Lanka Read more>>
2022-02-28
84th Anniversary Event at Colombo International Airport- Ratmalana Read more>>
2022-02-25
Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) Achieves ACI Airport Health Accreditation for the 2nd Consecutive Year for 2022 – 2023 Read more>>
2022-02-24
Qatar Airways Re-established Pre-pandemic Levels of Service to Sri Lanka with the Fifth Daily Flight to Colombo. Read more>>
2022-02-22
No Rapid PCR Test Required for the Passengers Traveling to the UAE Read more>>
2022-02-14
“Love is in the Air" Valentine’s Day Promotion at CIAR. Read more>>
2022-02-11
Airport Facilitation Committee Meeting Read more>>
2022-02-09
Uzbekistan Airways commenced charter operations to MRIA Read more>>
2022-02-04
74th Independence Day Celebrations at BIA. Read more>>
2022-01-10
Diploma Awards at Sri Lanka Airport & Aviation Academy Read more>>
2022-01-08
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) sets up 24/7 vaccination centre at BIA. Read more>>
2022-01-03
A new beginning in 2022 Read more>>
2021-12-31
"ආසියානු තරු පලස" - 𝗔𝘀𝗶𝗮 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗿 𝗚𝗮𝗹𝗮 Read more>>
2021-12-13
Brainchamps Awards Giveaway 2021 Read more>>
2021-12-08
LOT Polish Airlines resumed its flight operations to BIA Read more>>
2021-12-01
Air Astana commenced scheduled flight operations to BIA Read more>>
2021-11-25
Opening of the New Apron Area Development Project at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). Read more>>
2021-11-19
Vistara Airlines Resumes Flight Operations Between New Delhi and Colombo Read more>>
2021-11-10
“Engrave Your Memories at a Unique Location” Airport Giveaway Read more>>
2021-11-05
Swiss International Airlines Resumes Its Winter Flight Schedule to Colombo Read more>>
2021-11-05
Air France launches direct flights between Colombo and Paris, Charles de Gaulle from 5 November 2021. Read more>>
2021-10-26
AASL Introduces an Online Health Declaration System to Ease the Passenger Handling Process at BIA. Read more>>
2021-10-25
“International Day of the Air Traffic Controllers” celebrated at AASL. Read more>>
2021-10-20
India's latest international airport Kushinagar International Airport opens. Read more>>
2021-10-09
Taking Commercial Domestic Aviation to New Heights. Read more>>
2021-09-17
Air France to Commence Direct Flights to Colombo Read more>>
2021-09-10
IndiGo Resumes Flights to CMB Read more>>
2021-08-14
Rapid PCR Test Facility is Now Available at BIA Read more>>
2021-08-04
CATC Rebranded as Sri Lanka Airport & Aviation Academy. Read more>>
2021-07-15
New “Emigration Hall” at Departure Passenger Terminal of Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). Read more>>
2021-07-15
Taking Commercial Domestic Aviation to New Heights. Read more>>
2021-07-15
Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) (Private) Limited goes live with ERP Phase 1. Read more>>
2021-07-14
Meeting on Digitalization Processes of Airport and Aviation Services Sri Lanka. Read more>>
2021-07-13
Ministers Visit to BIA Terminal 2 Construction Site. Read more>>
2021-07-01
Batticaloa International Airport to be Developed to Support the Domestic Aviation Industry. Read more>>
2021-06-30
Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) Achieves ACI Airport Health Accreditation. Read more>>
2021-06-30
Restriction on Inbound Passengers. Read more>>
2021-06-28
Restriction on Inbound Passengers from Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Read more>>
2021-06-05
AASL Celebrated World Environment Day 2021 Read more>>
2021-06-03
AASL Chairman’s Visit to New Emigration Area Expansion at BIA Terminal 01 Read more>>
2021-05-31
Restriction on Inbound Passengers from Vietnam Read more>>
2021-05-26
Permission for inbound passengers with effect from 0000hrs, 1st June 2021 Read more>>
2021-05-26
Sri Lanka Received 500,000 Doses of the Sinopharm Vaccine Read more>>
2021-05-24
Airport and Aviation Services donated Rs. 10 Million to support the COVID-19 pandemic treatment process of the government Read more>>
2021-05-19
Restriction on Inbound Commercial Passenger Flights Read more>>
2021-05-15
State Minister's Visit to BIA Terminal 2 Construction Site Read more>>
2021-05-13
Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccination Program for Airport Staff Read more>>
2021-05-10
BIA Terminal 2 Development Project (Phase II, Stage 2) Progressing to Meet the Post COVID-19 Tourism and Aviation Growth Read more>>
2021-04-10
Soorya Avrudu Kirula -2021 Read more>>
2021-04-08
Inside of BIA goes live on Google Indoor Maps! Read more>>
2021-03-31
Sri Lanka received 600,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine from the Chinese Government under the China’s “ Build the Great Wall of Vaccines” initiative. Read more>>
2021-03-08
Japan Extends Assistance to AASL Read more>>
2021-02-26
The Chinese Embassy donates vital equipment and supplies to Sri Lanka Airports Read more>>
2021-02-24
BIA unveils the new look of "Araliya Lounge" that offers relaxing, refreshing, and comfortable waiting for business class passengers. Read more>>
2021-02-23
A Warm Welcome to the Prime Minister of Pakistan at BIA Read more>>
2021-02-17
AASL begins COVID-19 vaccination program for staff Read more>>
2021-01-25
Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Import Cargo Terminal Building At BIA-Stage I Read more>>
2021-01-13
Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) accredited by Airports Council International (ACI) Read more>>
2021-01-04
BIA Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory Completed 100,000 PCR Tests in Five Months. Read more>>
2021-01-01
A new beginning in 2021 Read more>>
2020-12-16
BIA Terminal 2 Construction is Progressing in the Challenging Business Environment. Read more>>
2020-11-30
BIA Equipped with the State of the Art Security Technologies and Measures Read more>>
2020-11-26
Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) equipped with new advanced PCR-Testing machines (an RNA/DNA extractor and two light cyclers) and 39,000 COVID RT-PCR test kits. Read more>>
2020-11-19
Vision of Prosperity Towards a Reality - BIA Terminal 2 Construction Project Begins Read more>>
2020-10-23
Addressing the Operational Concerns of the Staff at CIAR Read more>>
2020-09-19
Chairman’s Preliminary Meeting Prior to Kick Off the New Terminal Construction and Associated Works and BIADP Phase II Stage 2 Read more>>
2020-09-18
Familiarization Visit Organized for the Children of AASL Employes to Colombo Port City Read more>>
2020-09-18
AASL Badminton Tournament 2020 Successfully Concluded Read more>>
2020-09-17
Great Customer Service starts with Happy Employees Read more>>
2020-09-08
Airport and Aviation Services (SL) Ltd Obtained the Certification as the Aviation Security Service Provider at Civil Airports in Sri Lanka and Issuance of the License. Read more>>
2020-09-07
State Minister of Civil Aviation and Export Zone Development Visits the Air Cargo Terminal at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). Read more>>
2020-08-31
State Minister of Civil Aviation and Export Development Visits Colombo International Airport, Ratmalana Read more>>
2020-08-30
Mattala to be Restored as Tourist, Export Oriented Airport Read more>>
2020-08-26
Airport & Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited (AASL) Conducts Aviation Education Programs Read more>>
2020-08-25
State Minister of Aviation Made an Inspection Visit to BIA Terminal 2 Project Read more>>
2020-08-24
Renewed Hopes to MRIA Read more>>
2020-08-14
Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited Welcomes the New Cabinet Minister and State Minister Read more>>
2020-08-11
Welcoming of Trainee Air Traffic Controllers Read more>>
2020-08-06
Filed visit to Inspect the Progress of the ‘Package B-Remote Apron and Taxiways Under BIADP Phase 11 Stage 2 Project’ Read more>>
2020-07-31
Vision of Prosperity Towards a Reality Read more>>
2020-07-30
AASL Conducted A Public Vehicle Auction Read more>>
2020-07-24
Gigantic Auction Sale Of 51 Nos. Used Diesel & Petrol Motor Vehicles Read more>>
2020-07-20
Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) Strengthens the Baggage Security Screening Facilities with the Latest Technology Read more>>
2020-07-13
AASL gears up to start the ‘BIA Terminal 2 Project’ Read more>>
2020-07-10
Joint Meeting on the Future Operational Plans of the Sri Lanka Airports Read more>>
2020-07-09
New PCR Testing Laboratory at BIA Handed Over to the Sri Lanka Health Authorities: Capacity to Conduct 500 Tests Daily Read more>>
2020-06-26
Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) Continues to Facilitate the Repatriation Mission of Bringing Home Sri Lankans Stranded Overseas Fulfilling its National Obligation. Read more>>
2020-06-22
Promotions for the Officers at the Aviation Security Services Division (AVSEC) on 17.06.2020 Read more>>
2020-06-17
Donation of state-of-the-art health screening equipment to AASL, by IOM for escalating GoSL’s response for the Covid-19 pandemic Read more>>
2020-06-13
Two flights arrived at Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) Read more>>
2020-06-06
Fits Air is recommencing scheduled domestic flight operations to Batticaloa Read more>>
2020-06-06
Airline Representatives Visited Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) Read more>>
2020-05-28
Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) is Poised to Become a Hub for International Ship Crew Changes Read more>>
2020-05-27
Myanmar Airways International Operated a Special Flight to Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) to Transfer Sri Lankan Workers to Korea Read more>>
2020-05-21
Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited Welcomed Mr. S. Hettiarachchi, the New Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation. Read more>>
2020-05-19
Airport and Aviation Services Announced Post COVID Strategies - Plans for a Sustainable Recovery Read more>>
2020-05-15
BIA Enhances the Passenger Facilitation Amidst COVID -19 Disruptions Read more>>
2020-05-06
Chairman- AASL Meets Domestic Airline Operators at Colombo International Airport, Ratmalana Read more>>
2020-05-06
Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) Facilitates the Largest First-ever Ship Crew Change in Sri Lanka Read more>>
2020-05-06
Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited Presents Proposals for the Development of the Tourism Industry Read more>>
2020-04-24
BIA Continues to Facilitate the Arrival of Sri Lankan Students Stranded in Various Countries Read more>>
2020-04-22
Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) Facilitated the Arrival of Sri Lankan Students Stranded in Pakistan Fulfilling National Obligation Read more>>
2020-04-21
The maximum transit time at BIA is not more than 12 hours for a confirmed onward connection Read more>>
2020-04-21
Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) is Ready to Facilitate the Arrival of Sri Lankans Stranded in India, Pakistan, and Nepal Fulfilling National Obligation Read more>>
2020-04-20
Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) is ready to Bring Back Sri Lankans Stranded in Various Countries Read more>>
2020-04-17
Amidst COVID-19 AASL is Taking Every Possible Measure to Bring Back Sri Lankans Stranded in Various Countries Read more>>
2020-04-10
Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd. Donates Rs.10 million to the COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund Read more>>
2020-04-04
Extension of Visas for the Foreigners in Sri Lanka Read more>>
2020-03-29
Directive from Dept of Immigration on Suspension of Visas in Sri Lanka due to the COVID -19 Outbreak VIII Read more>>
2020-03-29
Extension of Restriction on inbound international commercial passenger flights until 2359hrs on 7th April 2020 Read more>>
2020-03-26
BIA Staff Tirelessly fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic Read more>>
2020-03-24
Airline continuation plans unti 2359hr on 31st March 2020 (Timings local) Read more>>
2020-03-23
ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND ALL SERVICES TO AND FROM THE UAE FOLLOWING GOVERNMENT DIRECTIVE Read more>>
2020-03-23
Notice - Suspension of VISA Read more>>
2020-03-23
Extension of Restriction on inbound international commercial passenger flights until 2359hrs on 31st March 2020 Read more>>
2020-03-23
Notice-Curfew Read more>>
2020-03-21
Notice regarding COVID-19 Read more>>
2020-03-18
The maximum permitted transit time at BIA Read more>>
2020-03-18
Travel banned Countries to Sri Lanka Read more>>
2020-03-18
Instructions received from the Dept. of Immigration on the procedure to follow for Visa Extensions Read more>>
2020-03-17
Closure of All International Airports in Sri Lanka for Operation of Inward International Commercial Passenger Flights Read more>>
2020-03-17
Updated Travel Advisory - Hamad International Airport (HIA) Read more>>
2020-03-16
Travel Ban for Passengers from Qatar, Canada or Bahrain Read more>>
2020-03-16
Requirement to produce a medical certificate by all visitors to Cyprus, including Sri Lankans Read more>>
2020-03-15
Closure of Jaffna International Airport for International Traffic with Immediate Effect for a Period of 2 Weeks Read more>>
2020-03-14
Travel Ban for Passengers from France, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden and Austria Read more>>
2020-03-13
Restriction on Disembarking of passengers arriving from Iran, Italy and South Korea Read more>>
2020-03-12
New Agreements Signed for Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) Terminal-2 Project Read more>>
2020-03-12
Sri Lanka Suspends Visa on Arrival Facility Due to (COVID-19) Read more>>
2020-03-11
Enhanced Precautionary Measures Against COVID-19 at Bandaranaike International Airport Read more>>
2020-03-10
Full Scale Emergency Exercise at MRIA Read more>>
2020-03-03
Airport Facilitation Committee Meeting Read more>>
2020-03-03
Big Cleaning Program was Conducted as a Precautionary Measure to Prevent “COVID-19” Read more>>
2020-02-28
National Air Transport Facilitation Committee Held Meeting at Colombo International Airport, Ratmalana Read more>>
2020-02-27
JIA to be Further Developed Read more>>
2020-02-27
India’s GoAir Expands its Reach in South Asia - Introduces New Direct Flights from Colombo to Delhi and Bengaluru Read more>>
2020-02-25
Alliance Air to Fly Daily from Jaffna International Airport to Chennai Read more>>
2020-02-14
A Warm Welcome at BIA for the President of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau Read more>>
2020-02-11
Diploma Awards 2020 at CATC Read more>>
2020-02-04
72nd Independence Day Celebrations at BIA Read more>>
2020-02-02
Commencement of Scheduled Domestic Operations To Jaffna From Colombo International Airport, Ratmalana. Read more>>
2020-01-30
Free Shuttle Service at BIA for Passenger Convenience Read more>>
2020-01-28
Designated Gate at BIA for Passengers from China. Read more>>
2020-01-22
BIA Vigilant on Coronavirus Read more>>
2020-01-17
A Familiarization Visit to BIA by Society of Industrial Relations & Entrepreneurship Development, University of Peradeniya Read more>>
2020-01-16
His Excellency President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Visits Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) Read more>>
2020-01-14
New Development Initiatives Underway at BIA Read more>>
2020-01-09
New Restaurant Opened for the Airport Users at Bandaraniake International Airport (BIA) Read more>>
2020-01-07
AASL Announces the Appointment of New Board of Directors Read more>>
2020-01-03
Colombo Airport Ratmalana Towards a New Era Read more>>
2020-01-01
New Year Celebrations at AASL Read more>>
2019-12-31
Renewed Hopes for MRIA Read more>>