Jan 31, 2021

BIA gets 20 flights in 24 hrs!

During the 24 hours ended at 8.30am today (31), the Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport has accommodated 20 flights and 1,183 passengers, reports say.

During this period, 406 passengers arrived at the BIA in 10 flights.

Among them are 182 from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and 53 from Narita, Japan. All of them have been escorted by the Sri Lanka Army to quarantine facilities at tourist hotels.

Also, 777 passengers in 10 flights have departed from BIA with 248 having left for New Delhi, India.