03rd April 2011, www.island.lk
SriLankan Airlines air taxi service launched their operations to Nuwara Eliya last week with a team of distinguished passengers on board their first charter flight to the destination.
The flight which takes just 30 minutes to reach Nuwara Eliya from Colombo and flies over some of the most breathtakingly beautiful landscapes of the hill country carried a team from the Swire Group in Hong Kong and their partners, James Finlay Group in Colombo.
The team from Hong Kong joined their colleagues in Colombo to visit James Finlay estates in Nuwara Eliya. SriLankan Air Taxi also operates air services to – Kandy, Bentota, Ampara, Koggala, Hambantota and Tangalle, the airline said.
Image: From left: Guy Bradley, CEO Swire Properties, James Hughes-Hallett, Chairman Swire Group and former Chairman Cathay Pacific Airlines, Naresh Ratwatte, Chairman Finlay Tea Estates and Dhayan Madawala, CEO Finlay Tea Estates, before they boarded the air taxi.
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