ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Overseas Ministry stated a grounding of an plane operated by Russia’s Aeroflot in Colombo following a court docket order was now “additionally below session by way of regular diplomatic channels.”
The plane was grounded in Colombo following a court docket order obtained by Celestial Aviation Buying and selling 10 Restricted of Eire, the proprietor of the plane, in opposition to Aeroflot in a Colombo court docket, over a lease dispute.
“The matter remains to be pending remaining dedication of the Court docket,” Sri Lanka’s Overseas Ministry stated in a press release.
“This matter can be below session by way of regular diplomatic channels.”
The top of Russia’s Federal Air Transport Company Alexander Neradko, Alexander Neradko, had additionally sought the help of Sri Lanka’s aviation authority when the plane was prevented from taking off following a turnaround flight.
The complete assertion by the Ministry of Overseas Affairs in Sri Lanka is reproduced beneath:
Assertion by the Ministry of Overseas Affairs on the Aeroflot passenger plane on the Bandaranaike Worldwide Airport
The Ministry of Overseas Affairs needs to state the next on the subject of the Aeroflot passenger plane flight SU-289 which is at present on the Bandaranaike Worldwide Airport (BIA).
On 2 June 2022, the Industrial Excessive Court docket of the Western Province issued an Enjoining Order on the Aeroflot flight restraining it from taking off from Bandaranaike Worldwide Airport. The case pertains to a industrial dispute between the Plaintiff, Celestial Aviation Buying and selling 10 Restricted an Irish Firm in opposition to the primary Defendant the Public Joint Inventory Firm “Aeroflot” and the second Defendant, Mr. N. C Abeywardene/Performing Head of Air Navigation/Airport and Aviation Providers of Sri Lanka (AASL), Katunayake.
The matter remains to be pending remaining dedication of the Court docket. This matter can be below session by way of regular diplomatic channels.
Ministry of Overseas Affairs
4 June, 2022