Sri Lanka, Myanmar discuss establishing direct air connectivity

Ambassador-designate of Sri Lanka to Myanmar Dr. Nalin de Silva held a meeting with the top management of the Myanmar Airways International with the view of establishing direct air connectivity between Sri Lanka and Myanmar, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Yangon said

Aug 12, 2020
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Ambassador-designate of Sri Lanka to Myanmar Dr. Nalin de Silva held a meeting with the top management of the Myanmar Airways International with the view of establishing direct air connectivity between Sri Lanka and Myanmar, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Yangon said.  He assured there would be sizeable traffic up and down between these two significant destinations underpinned by historical, cultural and religious affinities.

Chief Executive Officer Saravanan Ramasamy and Chief Commercial Officer Tanes Kumar represented the Myanmar Airways International in the discussion.

The Ambassador-designate highlighted the significance of direct air connectivity in promoting tourism industries in both destinations. It was underlined that travelers between the two countries spending a considerable time at transits while the flight time is just less than 3 hours.

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