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Jetstar Asia to Start Flights to Colombo, Sri Lanka

Jetstar Asia to Start Flights to Colombo, Sri Lanka

Jetstar Asia will become the only low-cost carrier to fly direct from Singapore to Colombo, Sri Lanka when it launches the new flights on 1 July 2020. With fares going on sale today, Colombo becomes Jetstar Asia’s 25th destination from Singapore and the first airline in the Qantas Group to fly ...

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Tourist arrivals from Russia hit all-time high

Tourist arrivals from Russia hit all-time high

By Charumini de Silva Tourist arrivals from Russia have hit an all-time high in 2019, with its flag carrier Aeroflot’s expansion of services to Colombo playing a key part. As per provisional data, Russian tourists last year amounted to around 86,549 and surpassed the previous highest of 69,718, achieved in ...

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Itinerary symbolism: on PM Modi’s Maldives, Sri Lanka visit

Itinerary symbolism: on PM Modi's Maldives, Sri Lanka visit

In a reaffirmation of New Delhi’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first visit abroad is to the Maldives and Sri Lanka, while S. Jaishankar wraps up his first visit abroad as Foreign Minister to Bhutan. Leaders of several neighbouring countries were invited to Mr. Modi’s swearing-in ceremony. This ...

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India, Maldives sign six key agreements

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the Maldives on Saturday, his first state visit abroad since being re-elected to office, was marked by the signing of six key agreements, and substantive bilateral level talks, reaffirming cooperation between the two countries. Mr Modi was also conferred with the Maldives’ highest honour ...

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