SriLankan Airlines mentions that it has actually released 4 ask for propositions (RFPs) to rent approximately 21 airplane to sustain its long-lasting service method.
” About 60% of the intended airplane will certainly be for fleet substitute, as well as the rest will certainly be to sustain the airline company’s growth method as well as fulfill the expanding need for flight in between Sri Lanka as well as the globe,” the airline company stated in a declaration.
Sri Lanka’s nationwide service provider stated that before the pandemic, in 2019, SriLankan had an all-Airbus fleet of 27 large as well as narrow-bodied airplane to service its brief as well as long-haul procedures.
Throughout Covid, there were no substitutes for 3 airplane that left the fleet. The airline company presently has 24 airplane to run to 40 locations in 25 nations.
” SriLankan is preparing for gauged development in the following 3 years with regularity boosts as well as the enhancement of brand-new locations as global traveling remains in a trajectory of recuperation from the pandemic,” it stated.
The declaration stated that business strategy of the airline company demands a 35-aircraft-strong fleet by 2025. Furthermore, it is vital to rent substitute airplane when existing airplane leases end to maintain procedures, it stated.
Thinking about these elements, SriLankan strategies to rent approximately 21 airplane from the upcoming RFP procedure.