Lion Air flights cancelled

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 05 November 1997, 23:59 GMT]
All Lion Air flights to and from Jaffna were cancelled today. Travellers who were taken to Palaly at 8.30 a.m. to catch the daily flight to Colombo at 11.30 were turned back.

Sources in the peninsula said that this might have been due to bad weather.

Lion Air is a private company which runs a shuttle service between Colombo and the military air base at Palaly. It carries people approved by the Sri Lankan ministry of defence.

 

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