The Sri Lankan government is planning to re-privatize SriLankan Airlines, six years after buying back the stake held by Dubai-based Emirates Airline. ATW understands the request for proposals will soon be called. The exact stake that will be up for sale is unclear, although it has been suggested it could be around 40%. As part of the process, the Sri Lankan government is expected to take over the airline’s debts. An order for four Airbus A350s, due for delivery in 2020, is likely to ...

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