Aeroflot send flight to bring back Russians

Aeroflot send flight to bring back Russians

Aeroflot send flight to bring back Russians

Written by Amani Nilar

05 Jun, 2022 | 11:45 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); An Aeroflot flight has reached the Bandaranaike International Airport to transport Russians who were to travel to Moscow, Russia.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs previously clarified its position with regard to the Russian Aeroflot passenger aircraft flight SU-289, which is currently at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), stating that the matter is still pending final determination of the Court, while it is also under consultation through normal diplomatic channels.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Ports, Shipping and Aviation, Nimal Siripala de Silva said that the issue with regard to the Russian ‘Aeroflot’ aircraft was discussed with the Russian Embassy and representatives of the Russian Airline.

On 2nd of June, the Colombo Commercial High Court issued an enjoining order preventing a Russian ‘Aeroflot’ aircraft from leaving Sri Lanka.

Colombo Commercial High Court Judge Harsha Sethunga issued the enjoining order on the respondent Russian airline after hearing a complaint filed by Celestial Aviation Trading Limited in Ireland, and this enjoining order will remain in effect until the 16th of June.

The plaintiff states that it has a settlement case with the respondent Russian Airlines, and therefore, the complainant had filed a complaint seeking an injunction restraining an aircraft belonging to the respondent airline from leaving Sri Lanka.

The enjoining order was issued by the Colombo Commercial High Court Judge after considering the complaint.

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