Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka national carrier congratulated on joining oneworld
Fri, May 2, 2014, 05:57 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 02, Colombo: The British High Commissioner in Sri Lanka, John Rankin today congratulated SriLankan Airlines, Sri Lanka's national carrier, on joining oneworld global alliance.

He said joining the global alliance as the first airline in this region is a testament to the carrier's standard and quality of service.

"Congratulations to SriLankan Airlines in joining oneworld, an alliance of 15 of the world’s leading airlines. I am particularly pleased that SriLankan Airlines is the first airline in this region to join the oneworld Alliance. This is a testament to the standard and quality of service it provides," Rankin said.

He said the UK has a long-standing relationship with Sri Lankan Airlines, whose fleet entirely consists of Airbus aeroplanes, powered by Rolls Royce engines and the relationship was further reinforced by the decision to expand the fleet last year.

"I wish SriLankan Airlines the very best and look forward to strengthening our already vibrant relationship," the envoy said.

SriLankan became a full member of the oneworld alliance with effect from Thursday 1 May 2014.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Finance Minister is not harassed by the IMF - Deputy Minister
-- [55 minutes ago]
Five army personnel remanded over killing of two civilians in Achchuveli
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Finance Ministry says the new VAT amendment eliminates hidden payments in existing system
-- [2 hours ago]
Lack of drinking water in several districts of Sri Lanka due to drought
-- [3 hours ago]
Court issues notice to former minister Tissa Attanayake
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka court to decide on international warrant for former diplomat
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to host Intex sourcing show for South Asia in November
-- [4 hours ago]
U.S. supports to promote Public-Private Partnerships in Sri Lanka
-- [5 hours ago]
Czech President and Foreign Minister to visit Sri Lanka separately next year
Iranian attempting to smuggle hashish to Sri Lanka arrested in Nepal

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.