Monday, 1st September 2014

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Business

A migrant worker at a reservation desk of Mihin Air. The airline is popular among Sri Lankan migrant workers and pilgrims
Mihin Lanka Ltd, will acquire two brand new next generation aircraft in the the next two years to fly to new destinations and also add frequency to existing routes. In addition the budget airline of the nation would also take delivery of their fourth aircraft a 112 seater, A319, next March. Head of Sales of Mihin Lanka, Asanka Fernando said the new aircraft will be fuel efficient and will help to reduce fuel costs by over 15%. “The airline has been growing steadily and last year over 4,000 passengers were airlifted.“We are also on target to achieve a half million passenger market by end of...
The construction work of the new hotel Heritance Negombo has continued during the year and is expected to be operational during the financial year 2014/15 B r o w n s B e a c h H o t e l s Chairman D.H.S Jayawardena told shareholders. The resort upon completion will be re-branded as “Heritance Negombo” the latest addition to the Heritance portfolio and will comprise of 143 rooms. It will be an up market, state-of -the-art property with all modern amenities and will cater to multiple segments of clients including leisure, business and tourist travellers. During the financial year, Browns Beach...