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The Vice President of Ground Operations of Kuwait based carrier Jazeera Airways, Mr. Naser F. Al-Obaid made a courtesy call on the Director General of Civil Aviation & Chief Executive Officer (DGCA & CEO) Capt. Themiya Abeywickrama at the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka on 08th February 2022. 

The discussions revolved around the Airline’s new business opportunities and the DGCA & CEO positively welcomed their proposals. The DGCA also suggested Jazeera to commence operations to Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) which is gazetted for all Nine Traffic Freedoms and capable of servicing the largest aircraft in the world and also to start Hub Operations from MRIA to other regional destinations. The Representatives were very keen on the suggestions and agreed to look into them favorably.

Mr. Rethah Al Mousawi, Assistant Vice President of Jazeera Airways, Mr. Ishara Gunawardana, Manager (Air Services & Traffic Rights) and Mr. Chaminda Silva, Local Representatives of Jazeera Airways were also present at the meeting.