Bon Voyage Jetliner

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Sri Lanka Navy’s largest passenger vessel ‘Jetliner’ which served as a life line between the North and East during the Humanitarian Operations, this morning left on its final voyage to Indonesia to be handed over to its owner with the lease period coming to an end, the Navy said.

 “We leased the ship from an Indonesia company in 2006 and the rent period is now over and the ship has to be handed over soon,” Navy Spokesman Commander Kosala Warnakulasuriya said adding that, “the ship sailed for Indonesia this morning and it would not come back again.”

He said the ship has discontinued all operations in Sri Lanka and will not be undertaking any reservations in future.

The Jetliner passenger vessel played a pivotal role in the Naval operations during the humanitarian operations. It ferried thousands of security forces personnel, civilians and goods between Trincomalee and Kankesanthurai ports till the main ground supply routes were cleared and restored after the dawn of peace.

It also holds the record of carrying more than three thousand security forces personnel in one voyage. With this new venture it is set to continue her valuable service to the nation in a different sphere.

In 2010, the Jetliner was deployed for tourism purposes- taking onboard weddings, corporate events and other social functions. Since then a large number of weddings and events were held on board of the ship earning millions of rupees for the country.
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  • raviraj Monday, 05 November 2012 07:51 AM

    if it were you know who the new owners would be by now

    peeda mossa Monday, 05 November 2012 09:08 AM

    Thank you, Jetliner, for the services rendered. Fare well.

    Lankan Monday, 05 November 2012 02:10 AM

    Now we are in empty stomach. any time blast nothing in.

    Ruvishka Monday, 05 November 2012 03:02 AM

    Nawa Gilunath Band Choon....

    Patriotic Monday, 05 November 2012 12:00 AM

    according to information the Jetliner was white elephant. But I agree that it has been a lifesaver during war period. via DM Android App

    Bush AYYA Monday, 05 November 2012 11:12 AM

    ayyo Jetliner ay apiwa dala yanne.............

    prasad Monday, 05 November 2012 03:47 AM

    Bye Jet Liner !!

    It was wonderful to have you for parties !!

    weha Sunday, 04 November 2012 12:50 PM

    What the hell? i thought it was a property of ours the way they were using it. balan giyama we own nothing.

    Al Rasa Monday, 05 November 2012 04:28 AM

    We appreciate the service in which in the process of eliminating terrorism by this govt. and this has been badly forgotten by unpatriotic people living here for petty economic issues which are persisting until this world exists.

    Ravi Seneviratne Sunday, 04 November 2012 01:29 PM

    That is why we are know as "Miracle odf Asia' Only noise , no substance

    arachchi Sunday, 04 November 2012 02:08 PM

    I had felt that ship like a part of land in SL.... How many lives it did carry all those years.... Good byeee....!

    sam Monday, 05 November 2012 04:50 AM

    Lets appreciate the service it gave to the country. who cares who owned it.

    Ranjit Sunday, 04 November 2012 02:10 PM

    Luckily it wasn't KP's.

    mamath Sunday, 04 November 2012 02:17 PM

    yes ..we remember the parties we had..Navy Band kept our toes tapping and on the sprits high with their musical and cultural entertainment..ha ha,,after the humanitarian operation..ha ha

    Kay Parker Sunday, 04 November 2012 02:30 PM

    we could have sent 500 to Australia in this ship and bought it back from the owners........

    Bugsy. Sunday, 04 November 2012 02:35 PM

    We do own misery of our own choice. Salli deela thamantama huniyam kepima...!

    Andy Sunday, 04 November 2012 03:10 PM

    aney mekath lease d?

    born killer Monday, 05 November 2012 03:00 PM

    this is why u call i miracle of asia. we have people in this country who own lambos, ferraris and db9s whilst the navy and airlines run on leased ships and aircrafts..ha ha

    Don Sunday, 04 November 2012 03:46 PM

    I was under the impression that it belongs to the Navy according to media releases during that time.. Everything is boru show.

    nikang bando Monday, 05 November 2012 03:08 PM

    Thanks Jetliner for the services rendered here.

    galapitamada Sunday, 04 November 2012 04:55 PM

    onna newa giya

    sam Sunday, 04 November 2012 07:15 PM

    Thanks jetliner for your support towards end of 30 years civil war. But it proved once again that as Sri Lankans, we do not have anything.

    What the smell Monday, 05 November 2012 07:36 AM

    People, same way sooner or later China will own all of us.


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