Mar 16, 2020

All precautionary measures taken - SriLankan airlines Featured

In the wake of a First Officer of SriLankan airlines being tested positive for the Covid-19, the airline assures that all precautionary measures have been taken to ensure the safety of their workforce.
 
Noting that all crew members who have come in contact with the First officer have been put under self-quarantine with immediate effect, the media release adds that the Airline’s Group Medical Officer is closely inspecting the situation along with the government health authorities. 
 
"He has been at Simulator Training during the weekend (March 14,15, 2020) and the instructors and the other crew members have been informed of the situation accordingly. The simulator is currently under lockdown until due disinfection process is carried out and cleared for training," the media release adds.
 
The complete media release is as follows : 
 
 

Urgent media statement from SriLankan Airlines
Colombo - March 16, 2020:

Further to certain news reports that a SriLankan Airlines First Officer has been tested positive for coronavirus, the Airline wishes to clarify and place on record the below.

The First Officer concerned has operated his last lay-over flight to Singapore on February 28,2020 and thereafter all the flights he operated have been turnaround flights.

Upon learning his medical condition this evening, all crew members who had come to contact with him during the last 14 days have been put under self-quarantine with immediate effect. The Airline’s Group Medical Officer is closely inspecting the situation along with the government health authorities.

He has been at Simulator Training during the weekend (March 14,15, 2020) and the instructors and the other crew members have been informed of the situation accordingly. The simulator is currently under lockdown until due disinfection process is carried out and cleared for training.

SriLankan  Airlines confirms that it has taken all precautionary measures to ensure the safety of its workforce which is vital in fulfilling its priority of providing comfort, care, and safety to its valued passengers.

Corporate Communications
SriLankan Airlines

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