Arrival Terminal continues to be closed indefinitely

22 March 2020 12:13 pm - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


To prevent the imported new cases of Coronavirus in the country, the Government has decided to indefinitely extend the closure of the arrival terminal at the Airport. The departure terminal will continue to be operational. Also flights are allowed into the country to take the departing passengers. All passenger transit operations have been stopped for the moment. All import and export operations are to continue without interruption. The Government has decided to continue with these the restrictions until the country returns to normalcy.

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  • CMB Sunday, 22 March 2020 01:07 PM

    What are we gonna do? poor passengers. Inbound flights to CMB QR654 (QATAR - CMB) EK654 (DUBAI - CMB) CES231 (Shanghai - CMB) UL605- (MEL - CMB)

    Ranjith Sunday, 22 March 2020 01:31 PM

    Take it cool don't panic take all precautions once corona is eradicated think about elections

    Cc Sunday, 22 March 2020 01:38 PM

    This government will kill more people than Covid could do. So many Sri Lankan Nationals stranded overseas.

    Game over - Proudness is Over Sunday, 22 March 2020 02:36 PM

    China said.. nothing can stop china. Now what happened to china economy? They spreaded the virus all over the world and innocent people are dieying in the world. World Economic got collapsed very badly.

    Eason Monday, 23 March 2020 10:04 AM

    I have two questions 1: How did you know if the virus came from China or not from the United States? ; 2: Without China's unpaid assistance and loans, what do you think of our lives now?

    venom Sunday, 22 March 2020 05:16 PM

    China shouldn't be allowed to re-write world history

    Max Sunday, 22 March 2020 05:58 PM

    This is a good decision, even Singapore and India followed the same decision as a precautionary act. Only frogs in the wells will creticise this.

    Ranjith Pathirage Sunday, 22 March 2020 07:52 PM

    When the Airport was not closed and open for passengers, we read comments from our Sri Lankans criticising the government. Now it is closed and they are now criticising the closure. What a bunch of hateful lot.

    sas Sunday, 22 March 2020 11:40 PM

    A case of closing the stable door after the horse had bolted. At last the government has come to its senses.

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