Emirates will quit its management contract with SriLankan Airlines following a public spat after the Sri Lankan government withdrew the work permit of Peter Hill, Emirates' secondee and CEO of the Colombo-based carrier. The trouble started when SriLankan refused to offload 35 passengers on a London Heathrow-Colombo flight in order to accommodate President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his entourage. The government owns 51% of the airline while Emirates holds 43.6%, and negotiations have been ...

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