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Published on : Thursday, December 5, 2013
This holiday season when giving and sharing become the essence of festivities, SriLankan Cargo, the cargo arm of SriLankan Airlines offers an amazing 50 per cent off on freight rate for goods sent to selected destinations. Going by the concept “100 kg to over 100 cities,” SriLankan Cargo also provides door-to-door delivery for the goods sent to the United Kingdom, making it ever so easy to share the holiday spirit with the loved ones abroad.
SriLankan Cargo’s “Bag It” is a value added service that gives the opportunity for its customers to send personal belongings, books, gift items and production samples faster to over 100 worldwide destinations for a lower price and with an added assurance of safety. Goods ranging from electrical and electronic items, sealed/canned food and factory packed Ceramic items are some of the other commodities that can be included in these packages. SriLankan Cargo office situated at No.28 De Vos Avenue, Colombo 4, also offers the convenience of completing the Customs formalities for the goods handed over to be air-freighted.
Apart from the seasonal offers, SriLankan Cargo offers many benefits for students leaving for foreign universities, passengers who are migrating and exporters who send their samples abroad. The services provided by SriLankan Cargo vary from express cargo to on board courier with special provisions for valuable, vulnerable and dangerous goods, handled by specially trained staff in accordance with IATA regulations. To complement these services, there are trucking services available to far off places within Europe and India.
Having been the leading handling agent for cargo of all airlines that operate through BIA, its Cargo Centre is located in the premises of the airport with an impressive storage space of over 20,000 square meters.
SriLankan Cargo also manages the 5,000-square meter cargo facility at Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport which has the capacity of handling 60,000 metric tons. It is equipped with facilities to store live animals, dangerous goods, temperature regulated goods, customs and quarantine cargo, with special provisions for valuable cargo, weighing facility up to 15000kg, and screening machines.
Source:- SriLankan Airlines