This is to inform all online and offline carriers, according to the instructions received from Sri Lanka Health Authorities, all international Airports in Sri Lanka will be closed for operation on inward international commerical passenger flights (arrival) with effect from 04.00 hrs on 19 March 2020 (local time in Sri Lanka) until 23.59 hours on 25 March 2020 (local time in Sri Lanka).

During the above mentioned restricted period, the following will be permitted:

  1. Aircraft Departures with passengers originating from Colombo, Stop Overs, Transit Passengers or visiting tourists.
  2. Emergency diversion to BIA.
  3. Freighter operations and humanitarian flights to BIA.
  4. Technical landings at BIA.
  5. Inbound ferry flights (without passengers) at BIA.

Thank you

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