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Restriction on Inbound Commercial Passenger Flights

May 19, 2021

All international airports in Sri Lanka will not disembark passengers into Sri Lanka with effect from 2359hrs on 21st May 2021 (local time Sri Lanka) until 2359hrs on 31st May 2021 (local time Sri Lanka) in view of controlling the COVID-19 pandemic.

 During the above-mentioned restricted period, the following will be permitted.

- Aircraft departures with passengers originating from BIA/MRIA.

- Aircraft emergency diversions to BIA/MRIA.

- Freighter operations and humanitarian flights to BIA/MRIA.

- Technical landings at BIA/MRIA.

- Inbound ferry flights (without passengers) at BIA/MRIA.

- Passengers transiting at BIA/MRIA for less than 12 hours with a confirmed ticket destined to an onward destination.