FitsAir of Aberdeen Holdings will become Sri Lanka’s first private scheduled international passenger carrier from next week offering affordable and dependable air travel marking a major milestone in the country’s aviation industry.
Fits Aviation, successor of Expo Aviation with origins spanning 25 years, will launch thrice weekly services from Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo to Dubai from 5 October, to Male from 10 October and to Trichy from 28 October. It will deploy three Airbus A320-200 offering eight Economy Plus seats and 156 Economy class seats.
Aberdeen Holdings has hired aviation veteran Peter Hill of Emirates, SriLankan Airlines and Oman Air fame to be the Vice President of Passenger Services of FitsAir. “We are geared to offer sustainably affordable and dependable air services on a no-frills basis to Sri Lankans as well as those in destinations we are servicing,” Hill told journalists yesterday.