SriLankan Airlines appoints AVIAREPS as Representative in the Nordic Countries

07 September 2021

AVIAREPS has been appointed by SriLankan Airlines as its General Sales Agent in the Nordic countries: Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland with immediate effect. AVIAREPS is the global leader in tourism, aviation and hospitality representation with 64 offices in 47 countries around the world.

The appointment was made as the national airline of Sri Lanka seeks recovery, increased sales and market shares from the Nordic area in the aftermath of the pandemic, as well as the post-pandemic travel markets of the North.

AVIAREPS will act as General Sales Agent (GSA) for SriLankan Airlines across the Nordic countries through AVIAREPS local teams and offices in the area, responsible for the airline’s sales, marketing, reservation and ticketing activities.

Manoj Gunawardena, Regional Head for Europe of SriLankan Airlines:

“We proudly present AVIAREPS as our General Sales Agent (GSA) in these key markets. We see them as a strong partner to reconnect the important Nordic markets with our main destinations - Sri Lanka and The Maldives.”

Tapani Kauhanen, AVIAREPS General Manager for the Nordic Countries:

“We are very proud of the appointment and the given trust. We will utilize our professional local Nordic teams to strengthen the SriLankan Airlines market position in our area. We want to reinforce the link between the Nordic countries and Sri Lanka.”

SriLankan Airlines has cemented a firm reputation worldwide for its service, comfort, safety and reliability, notching many enviable industry awards along the way.

SriLankan Airlines became the first carrier in the South Asian region to receive the ‘Diamond’ rating from the Airline Passengers Experience Association (APEX) and SimpliFlying, a standard received for the extra safety measures and comprehensive hygiene precautions adhered to since the onset of the global pandemic.

SriLankan Airlines is part of the One World Alliance.

For more information, contact Julia Reinert, Manager Corporate Communications at AVIAREPS.


AVIAREPS is the world’s leading international representation, marketing and communications company for aviation, tourism, hospitality, and food and beverage brands. Founded in Germany in 1994 with the ambition to help clients to step into global markets, the company’s global network now expands around the world to six continents.

The AVIAREPS service portfolio includes extensive expertise in representation and sales, marketing and communications, business development, IT solutions and financial services. In addition to their well-established General Sales Agent (GSA) services and tourism marketing representation, AVIAREPS provides more than 250 clients with support in digital marketing, advertising, public relations, crisis communications, social media management, event coordination, sales, web design and more.

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