Civil Flights To Jaffna In Sri Lanka Restored
SP's Airbuz|October - November 2019
Civil Flights To Jaffna In Sri Lanka Restored
Since the end of the civil war in Sri Lanka, the Tamil population has been demanding that Jaffna airport be reopened for international flights
B.K. Pandey

On October 17 this year, an ATR 72 regional air-craft belonging to Alliance Air, an Indian regional airline and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the national carrier Air India, took off with a few passengers on board from Chennai International Airport located in Meenambakkam in Tamil Nadu. After a short duration flight lasting for just half an hour, the ATR 72 landed at Palaly airport which is located 20 kilometers north of Jaffna, a city that lies in the vicinity of the Northern region of Sri Lanka. Also on board were a few important personalities which included Ashwani Lohani, Chairman and Managing Director of Air India as well as C.S. Subbiah, the Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Air.


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October - November 2019