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News -The world's largest Aircraft has landed at Katunayake Sri Lanka - A-380 9-1-2012 - YouTube

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Sri Lanka has achieved another significant milestone in the Aviation transport sector. The world's largest Aircraft has landed at Katunayake. A-380, the largest aircraft to be built by the French Air bus company landed at the Katunayake International Airport early this morning. The plane belonging to the Emirates Air Services landed at Katunayake on its way from Sydney to Dubai for refueling. Minister Priyankara Janayratne said that the landing of this biggest aircraft with 487 passengers and a crew of 30, clearly depicts that the Katunayake International Airport can provide all facilities needed even for the largest aircraft in the world. Chairman of the Airport and Aviation Services Company Prasanna Wickremasuriya and members of the Board of Directors were present the plane touched down at the Airport.

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