Colombo, 11 August 2023: SriLankan Airlines Cargo was aptly named the Best International Cargo Airline at the recently concluded India Cargo Awards 2023, which has been dubbed the ‘Oscars of the Cargo Industry’ and determines winners via a transparent voting system. A tour de force with one of the most prolific flight schedules out of India by any international airline, they outranked other foreign carriers in key performance dimensions for the top title.
SriLankan Cargo offers direct air cargo services out of the nine Indian cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Trivandrum, Chennai, Trichy, and Madurai, with connections to Colombo and beyond. With over 70 direct weekly flights from India, combined with worldwide logistics partner solutions, SriLankan Cargo offers easy connections for Indian shippers to a global network of cities, servicing popular trade routes between India and the Middle East and the Far East. During the past financial year alone, they transported nearly 10,000 metric tons worth of shipments from India.
Chaminda Perera, General Manager – Cargo of SriLankan Airlines expressed his delight at the win stating, “As excited as I am about this incredible honour from the Indian cargo trade, it did not really come as a surprise as I know my team’s commitment and the effort that they put in to deliver on our promise of a reliable service to the Indian market. India is very important to us, and we will ensure to build on this momentum and keep raising the bar for our Indian customers.”
SriLankan Cargo has been providing connectivity across Europe, the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Far East, and Australia. Leveraging on-road and partner networks, they are able to provide customers the flexibility to move cargo beyond the points which SriLankan Airlines directly serves. With superior storage facilities and cargo handling equipment to manage customers’ every requirement, it is a one-stop solution for any type of consignment.