Civil Aviation Authority gives advice to Sri Lankan airliners

Civil Aviation Authority gives advice to Sri Lankan airliners

Civil Aviation Authority gives advice to Sri Lankan airliners

Written by Staff Writer

18 Jul, 2014 | 2:48 pm

The Civil Aviation Authority has advised Sri Lankan airliners to avoid the Eastern Ukraine airspace.

Director General of the Authority, H.M.C Nimalsiri said the decision was taken following the Malaysian Airlines airliner MH17 crash in the area on Thursday.  However, the the Director General said Sri Lankan Airlines took steps to avoid the airspace since June.

Two hundred and ninety five (295) passengers and crew died when MH17  crashed in the area on Thursday, en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam.

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