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Aircraft Handling

Inaugurated in 1984, the Aitken Spence Travels Aviation Division continues to assist in the managing of charter operations that are conducted by leading names in the aviation industry between Europe and Colombo.
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+94112308308  Ext. 9614 

working hours

Mon-Fri: 8.15am – 5 pm / Sat- 9.30am - 1.pm. (Excluding public holidays)

With over 37 years of airline experience, our division is well accustomed in dealing with the complexities of the aviation field, be it flight operation, unloading of baggage or assisting in customs & immigration procedures. Our aviation division provides the following services while maintaining the highest levels of professionalism and service to all our partners.


  • Assist to obtain permission from the Civil Aviation Authority in Sri Lanka to operate flights into and out of Colombo
  • Assist to obtain SLOT Clearance from Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Assist to obtain Landing and Parking Clearance to park aircrafts overnight
  • Negotiating with airline caters for aircraft catering services and menus
  • Assist in negotiating re-fuelling of aircraft with the local aviation fuel supplier
  • Providing hotel accommodation and transport for airline crew during night stop or layover
  • Supervise passenger and baggage check-in at the airport
  • Supervise loading and unloading of baggage from the aircraft
  • Assist incoming and outgoing crew with Customs and Immigration formalities
  • Assist crew to obtain Flight Plan and Weather Forecasting
  • Attend to all communication / messages pertaining to the operation of the aircraft
  • Obtain best possible hotel rates and ground transportation for your clients if the need arises
  • Any other form of assistance that you may require in Sri Lanka