Apr 04, Colombo: Sri Lanka is extending the closure of international airports for arrivals of commercial passenger flights until further notice.
The island’s Civil Aviation Authority issuing a statement said All online and offline carriers are informed that according to instructions received from Sri Lanka Health Authorities, all international Airports in Sri Lanka will continue to be closed for the operation of inbound international commercial passenger flights (i.e. arrivals) until further notice.
This closure will be reviewed by the Sri Lanka Authorities.
During the closure period the following will be permitted:
Aircraft Departures with passengers originating from Colombo, Stop overs, transit passengers or visiting tourists
Emergency Diversions to BIA
Freighter Operations and humanitarian flights to BIA
Technical landings at BIA
Inbound ferry flights (without passengers) at BIA
Airlines are strictly instructed to follow the above instructions and the other instructions sent previously.
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