Oman Air Country Manager for Sri Lanka & Maldives, Gihan Karunaratne handing over the sponsorship to Tillak Wickramasinghe – President IATA Agents Association of Sri Lanka, in the presence of IATA council members Suresh Mendis and Lawrence Fernando; & Director - North South Lines (Pvt) Ltd., the General Sales Agent for Oman Air, Gerard Victoria.
Oman Air is partnering the IATA Agents Association of Sri Lanka as the exclusive airline partner and sponsor for the association’s get-together 2016, which is widely considered to be a marquee event in the IATA Sri Lanka calendar.
Sri Lanka is an important destination in Oman Air’s route network in the region and over the last few years the airline has increased flights between Colombo and Muscat. The airline’s long-term commitment to the local travel and tourism industry is evidenced by its enthusiasm to partner such salient industry events which bring the industry together on one common platform.
Oman Air has achieved significant growth in the Sri Lankan market and now operates double flights daily between Colombo and Muscat. The airline currently offers flights from Colombo to a variety of destinations around the world and also many countries in the Gulf region. The airline has built a strong customer base and brand presence in the local market, successfully fulfilling the evolving travel needs of business and leisure travellers as well as Sri Lankan expatriate workers based in Oman.