SriLankan Cargo, the cargo arm of SriLankan Airlines has facilitated a consignment of 168 packages of Chinese aid, to the Ministry of Public Order, Disaster Management & Christian Affairs.
The consignment was delivered to disaster management team by officials of SriLankan Cargo recently, by waiving off all terminal handling charges.
The consignment which was sent from Shanghai, China, weighing 100 000kgs, consisted of diesel generators, boats, water pumps amongst other equipment, in light of a national policy to be fully equipped for emergency use during a disaster. Srilankan Cargo contributed to this worthy cause at no cost, by providing manpower, equipment, handling and storage services.
SriLankan Cargo can be proud of its achievement in being the leading handling agent for cargo of all airlines that operate through BIA, with its Cargo Centre located in the airport itself, comprising of an impressive storage space of over 20,000 square meters.
Handled by specially trained staff as per IATA regulations, SriLankan Cargo’s services vary from express cargo to on board courier with special provisions for valuables, vulnerable and dangerous goods. It is also equipped with facilities to store live animals, temperature regulated goods, customs and quarantine cargo and radioactive materials for cancer patients.