ECOMOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka is getting about 1,000 passengers a day including tourists and returning residents after airports formally opened in January with the bulk of tourist traffic coming to Mattala airport, an official said.
A planned ‘air-bubble’ with India and vaccination progress around the world will help boost the aviation sector,
“On average with repatriation and tourists we get about 1000 passengers per day coming to the country,” Shehan Sumanasekara, Chief Director-Operations (All airports), Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) told EconomyNext.
“From January 21st, we have got most of the airlines which were previously running to Sri Lanka on schedule basis.”
Sri Lanka used to get over 5…