Detained Russian aircraft: Court issues order for suspension of injunction order
8 months ago
The Colombo Commercial Court has issued an order for the immediate suspension of the injunction order on the Aeroflot Russian Airlines aircraft that has been detained at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). On 2 June 2022, the Commercial High Court of the Western Province issued an Enjoining Order on the Aeroflot flight restraining it from taking off from Bandaranaike International Airport. The case relates to a commercial dispute between the Plaintiff, Celestial Aviation Trading 10 Limited an Irish Company against the first Defendant the Public Joint Stock Company "Aeroflot" and the second Defendant, Mr. N. C Abeywardene/Acting Head of Air Navigation/Airport and Aviation Services of Sri Lanka (AASL), Katunayake. Earlier today, the PostMaster General announced that Postal items to Russia via airmail will not be accepted at post offices islandwide until the Russian airline issue is resolved.