Government appoints SriLankan Airlines’ Chairman & Directors
Dr. P B Jayasundera has been appointed Chairman with Mr. Nishantha Wickremasinghe, Mr. Lalith De Silva and Mr. Sunil Wijesinha as Nominee Directors to represent the government which holds 51.05% shares while the Emirates Airline holding 43.63% shares will be represented by Mr. Tim Clark, Mr. Gary Chapman and Mr. Nigel Hopkins.
About SriLankan Airlines
SriLankan Airlines, the National Airline of Sri Lanka, has evolved rapidly in recent years to become an award winning carrier with a firm reputation as a global leader in service, comfort, reliability, and punctuality.
Partially privatised in 1998 after operating as a fully state-owned carrier from its launch in 1979, SriLankan Airlines now serves 54 destinations in 28 countries in Europe, North America, the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Far East, and Australia. It is the largest foreign carrier operating to India, with 100 weekly flights to 11 destinations.
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