The public concourse area at the departure terminal of the Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) is open for visitors with effect from 09.00 a.m. Saturday, 05th December, 2020.
Passengers are advised to bring only one visitor per passenger to the public lounge.
Further, visitors are advised to adhere to the health practices and guidelines implemented by the airport in addition to wearing a face mask and maintaining social distance at all times when using the airport.
Meanwhile, repatriation passengers are allowed to order Duty Free items & make the payment upon their arrival at BIA.
Confectionery, perfume & cosmetics can be purchased and carried by passengers directly or get collected through a nominated family member or associate.
Due to strict health guidelines, the other products that can be purchased by the passengers have to be collected from the airport via a nominated family member or associate.
Nominated family member/associate can collect the purchased items from a designated location at the airport arrival area by contacting the relevant personnel of the Duty-Free shops at the airport.
Courtesy: News First