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* Two planes diverted to Mattala Airport due to inclement weather
Mon, Oct 21, 2019, 10:55 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 21, Colombo: Two SriLankan Airlines flights, which were due to land at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake, were diverted to the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI) this morning due to inclement weather conditions in the vicinity of BIA.

Accordingly, Flight UL 230 from Kuwait (KWI) to Colombo (CMB) and Flight UL266 from Riyadh (RUH) to Colombo (CMB) had been diverted to Mattala Airport.

The passenger flights are expected to land at BIA once the weather conditions at the Katunayake airport improved. The estimated time of departure from Mattala will be notified in due course, the airline said.

Meanwhile, the airline informed that Flight UL161 from Colombo (CMB) to Trivandrum (TRV) on 21st October is delayed until 1025 hours (Sri Lanka local time).

The estimated time of arrival in Trivandrum is 1125 hours (India local time).

For more information, passengers are requested to contact their travel agent or SriLankan Airlines 24 Hour Contact Center on +94117771979.

 

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