December, 22, 2020
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the proposal presented by the Minister of Tourism to waive the airport landing and parking fees for the period from December 26, 2020, to January 19, 2021, the state information office said.
Sri Lanka will reopen its airports from December 26, 2020, to January 19, 2021, as a pilot project in the plans to open the airports on the island for foreign tourists.
Accordingly, international airlines will operate according to specific schedules prepared by the Ministry of Tourism and the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka."
Hence, the Cabinet of Ministers has approved the proposal presented by the Minister of Tourism to waive the landing and parking fees during this period for international flight operators as the international aviation sector is currently facing a crisis.
This decision is taken as a measure to encourage international airlines to operate flights to Sri Lanka.