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Mr. Philip Goh, the Regional Vice President of International Air Transport Association and his delegation paid a courtesy call on Mr. P. A. Jayakantha, Director General of Civil Aviation & Chief Executive Officer at the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka.

The IATA delegates are in town to participate at the ‘Sri Lanka Aviation Day’ hosted by the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAASL) in collaboration with IATA on 14th July 2023 at the Auditorium of the CAASL.

The aviation industry has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in a significant decrease in global air travel. Despite these challenges, there is now a sense of hope and determination to revive and expand the aviation sector as countries recover from the pandemic. In the light of this, 'Sri Lanka Aviation Day' will focus on rebuilding and developing the aviation industry in order to facilitate its growth.

Mr. Rayhan Wanniappa, Actg. Deputy Director General (Cooperate Affairs & Economic Regulation), Mr. Vinoop Goel, Regional Director Operations, Safety and Security, Mr. Azhar Azahari, Regional Manager (South Asia), Mr Albert Ttjoeng, Head of Corporate Communication and Mr. Buddika Hewawasam, Country Manager of IATA-Sri Lanka were also present at this meeting.