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More travel bans to Sri Lanka over coronavirus

Travel beginning from France, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden and Austria to Sri Lanka will be banned from March 15 2020 until March 29 2020.

Mr Upul Dharmdasa, Chairman of Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka issued the following statement:

 

To All Airlines,

Further to the notice sent by the Director General of Civil Aviation on 12th March 2020 banning the travel from South Korea, Italy and Iran effective 14th March 2020 the following will also apply.

This is to inform all online carriers and offline carriers that according to the instructions received from Sri Lanka Health Authorities, all travel beginning from France, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden and Austria to Sri Lanka will be banned from 15th of March 2020 for two (2) weeks ending 29th March 2020.

The ban will commence on all flights arriving after 15th March 2020 2359hrs (Local Time in Sri Lanka) and end on 29th of March 2020 2400hrs (Local time in Sri Lanka)

Accordingly all airlines are strongly instructed not to board during the aforementioned period in any of their flights destined to Sri Lanka, any passenger who is either originating from the aforementioned States or who has been in any of those countries within the last 14 days.

Your cooperation would be much valued.
 

Regards

Upul Dharmadasa

Chairman

Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka