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Bandaranaike International Airport Launched ‘GOLD ROUTE - The Premium Airport Experience’ For The High-End Passengers

August 18, 2022

International airports provide exclusive passenger services for their premium passengers, especially for High-Net-worth Individuals (HNWIs) who are looking for premium services at airports.

At present, Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) offers only the Silk Route Service facility for Commercially Important Passengers on a payment basis which does not target the HNWIs. Therefore, with the objective of serving the travel needs of the aviation and tourism industry, Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) (Private) Limited launched its newly established service product under the brand name of ‘GOLD ROUTE’ to provide a ‘Premium Airport Experience’ for its valued passengers those who travel through the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). Further, this new service will contribute to earning additional foreign currency for the country.

The unique feature of this service is that high-end passenger will be able to use an exclusive route to speed up the arrival and departure processes with a premium service experience. At the Gold Route lounge, guests can experience a speedy check-in process including Customs, Immigration and Emigration, and all other formalities. The GOLD ROUTE service facility at BIA will be offered to passengers at USD 200 (per arrival or departure) and the reservations could be made through

The new service facility was declared open at BIA on 18th August 2022 with the participation of Hon. Nimal Siripala De Silva, Minister of Ports, Shipping and Aviation, Mr. K D S Rwanchandra, the Secretary to the Ministry, Major General (Rtd.) G A Chandrasiri, Chairman of Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) (Private) Limited, Dr. Ajith Mendis, Vice Chairman of Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) (Private) Limited. Mr. P A Jayakantha, the Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka, and the key officials representing other agencies.