The Sri Lanka Army has ventured into airline ticketing by opening the first Army managed airline ticketing agency.
The ticketing agency called Air Travels (Pvt) Ltd., is located in Colombo 2 and was declared open by Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.
According to the Army media unit, the ticketing agency would cater to the general public to reserve overseas tickets.
Air Travel Services (Pvt) Ltd offers special holiday packages to China, Singapore, Malaysia, Bangkok, and specially organized pilgrimages to Dambadiwa, India, the release said.
The ticketing agency was originally opened on December 23, 2010 by the Army’s Directorate of Movement at the Army HQ on a directive of the Army Commander Jagath Jayasuriya.