Seven investors offer to develop Mattala Airport into profit-making venture: Minister

At least seven investors have made offers to develop the Mattala International Airport into a profit-making venture, Minister of Aviation Nimal Siripala de Silva told Parliament today.

The Minister said there have been offers to start up assembling and repairing aircraft at Matala Airport.

“The losses of Mattala Airport have been reduced to Rs 1.5 billion and is the lowest losses since the airport started operations,” the Minister said.