Sri Lankan Airlines’ revenue sees record rise
Sri Lanka’s national airline carrier, SriLankan Airlines on Monday said it had achieved a record annual passenger revenue of 126.9 billion rupees ($830.7 million) for the 2017-18 financial year, the highest ever in the company’s 38-year history. In a statement, the airline said the revenue came as a result of the recent expansion of it to several new destinations such as Gan Islands, Hyderabad and Melbourne, and additional flights to popular cities in its network. China shortly, Irish Agriculture Minister Michael Creeds aid on Monday. He said that the ministry will complete the final technicalities to allow the exports to commence in the coming weeks. With the commencement of Irish beef exports to China, Ireland will become one of the first European Union countries to gain the access to the Chinese beef market which was closed to the EU 17 years ago following an outbreak of mad cow disease in Europe.