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Airport & Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited wins Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2015

September 18, 2015

The Asia Best Employer Brand Awards – 6th Edition was held in Singapore last month and was hosted by Employer Branding Institute and endorsed by Asian Confederation of Businesses. Over the years the Employer Branding Institute has carefully researched the Best Employers who:

  • Create a culture of Contribution and Innovation at Work
  • Believe in Consistent improvement in HR Policy by measuring organizational health and inculcating values that help to achieve the vision.
  • Being a Social Employer and Developing a future leaders.

Airport & Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited- (AASL) was recognized by jury of senior researchers and academics as Asia Best Employer Brandas a sought after employer and a pioneering Sri Lankan public institution in Human Recourse Development. 
Ruvini Dias Bandaranayake, Executive Director of AASL received the Award on behalf of AASL on the invitation of Dr. R.L Bhatia of the World HRD Congress.

AASL is a government owned company with statutory powers to manage and develop civil airports in Sri Lanka namely Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), MattalaRajapaksa International Airport ( MRIA) and Colombo Airport Ratmalana. The consolidated turnover of the company in 2014 was Rs 13.7 Billion,BIAhandled 7.7 Mn passengers&209,417 Mt of Cargoin 2014.

AASL is an ethical employer always complying with its regulatory, statutory and contractual obligations in terms of employment. Employment security, care given for the employee and his family is a known fact. The high responses AASL receives at its recruitment efforts and the almost negligible employee turnover bear witness to that fact.

AASL believes that all employees can perform to their fullest capacity if the work atmosphere is conducive to perform. This means providing them with much needed tangible and intangible requirements for work. To fulfill this need, AASL has implemented an attractive remuneration and benefit package. The medical insurance facility, death donation scheme, comprehensive accident insurance policy and provision of staff transport are among them. The company maintains an open door policy to encourage employee communication.

The opportunities for sports and recreation activities are provided through sports, welfare and sports club. Important social events in our annual calendar, the Annual get together, Buddhist and Catholic pilgrimage, New Year and Christmas celebrations etc. The management provides every opportunity for team work and collaborates with stakeholders and other divisions in making life at AASL a rich and productive experience.

The management of AASL will continue to develop in people - our own workforce and the communities we operate in .We will invest in processes that will help us innovate solutions to empower the nation and deliver greater value to our customers.

Photos by: AASL Media