JIA to resume int’l operations from 1 July


The Cabinet has decided to approve the resumption of international operations at the Jaffna International Airport (JIA) with effect from 1 July 2022.

Although international operations at JIA commenced on 11 November 2019 according to international monitoring requirements, its operational activities were suspended from 15 March 2020 onwards due to Covid–19 pandemic.

International and domestic airlines have submitted requests for the operation of air tours as well as scheduled flights from JIA to South Indian destinations. (TR)