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Loss making SriLankan completes MRO service for Oman’s Salam Air


ECONOMYNEXT – State-run SriLankan Airways’ Engineering unit accomplished a Upkeep, Restore and Operations (MRO) challenge to Salam Air, the finances airline of Oman, the native provider mentioned on Friday.

“The heavy upkeep C verify was carried out on a Salam Air A320 neo plane at SriLankan
Engineering’s devoted European Aviation Security Company (EASA) authorized A320 hangar, as a part of
a collection of C checks that has been awarded to SriLankan Engineering,” SriLankan mentioned in an announcement.

“Through the years, SriLankan Engineering has etched a stable monitor document for offering top quality
MRO providers,” it mentioned.

“Having the required human and technical sources; the airline’s hub strategically situated within the Indian Ocean; and needed worldwide certifications and approvals have given the impetus to safe new high-value contracts from the area and past.”

The loss-making SriLankan Airways has been resolute in constructing strategic partnerships and buying MRO initiatives from different airways since 2020, the corporate mentioned.

The Airways, which was a worthwhile enterprise below Emirates administration from 1998-2007,  has consists of signed 5 new contracts with different airways and leasing firms in Asia and the Center East to
present providers in relation to plane MRO actions prior to now 12 months, it mentioned.

Nonetheless, it didn’t present any info on the income it earned to this point because it began MRO initiatives.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe final month proposed SriLankan to be privatised although its losses ought to need to be borne by the 22 million folks of the nation.

He mentioned the nationwide provider’s loss was 45 billion rupees within the monetary yr 2020/20 whereas its complete losses had been 372 billion rupees by March 31 final yr. (Colombo/June 03/2022)

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