Cosmos Aviation

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Cosmos Aviation Services (Pvt) Ltd
Cosmos Aviation Services logo
IATA
QL
ICAO
RLN
Callsign
AERO LANKA
Founded 2002
Hubs
Secondary hubs
Fleet size 1
Destinations 7
Headquarters Colombo, Sri Lanka
Website www.cosmosaviation.com

Cosmos Aviation (formerly known as Lankan Cargo, Aero Lanka and Serendib Express) is an airline based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It was established in 2002 and operates domestic services between Jaffna and Colombo. It plans international cargo operations to the Middle East and Europe.[1]

History[edit]

In 2005 Aero Lanka applied to the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka to operate services to the following destinations: Dubai, Malé, Rome, Singapore, Tiruchirapalli and Thiruvananthapuram, using Airbus A300 aircraft.[2]

As of July 2010, the company has applied to CAA of Sri Lanka to renew its AOC and resume international cargo operations under the name Lankan Cargo.

International services are operated on behalf of SriLankan Airlines cargo to Chennai, Bangalore and Thiruvanathapuram in India.

It plans international cargo operations to the Middle East and Europe.

Destinations[edit]

current network and destination:

[Hub] Hub
[F] Future destination
Secondary hub
^ Passenger + Cargo
[Cargo] Freighter aircraft only
[T] Terminated destination
City Country IATA ICAO Airport Refs
Bangalore  India BLR VOBL Bengaluru International Airport^
Chennai  India MAA VOMM Chennai International Airport^
Colombo  Sri Lanka CMB VCBI Bandaranaike International Airport[Hub]
Colombo  Sri Lanka RML VCCC Ratmalana Airport
Dubai  United Arab Emirates DXB OMDB Dubai International Airport[T]
Jaffna  Sri Lanka JAF VCCJ Kankesanturai Airport
Malé  Maldives MLE VRMM Ibrahim Nasir International Airport[T]
Rome  Italy FCO LIRF Fiumicino Airport[T]
Singapore  Singapore SIN WSSS Changi International Airport[T]
Thiruvanathapuram  India TRV VOTV Trivandrum Airport^
Tiruchirappalli  India TRZ VOTR Tiruchirappalli Airport[T]
Trincomalee  Sri Lanka TRR VCCT China Bay Airport

Fleet[edit]

Lankan Cargo Fleet
Aircraft Total Orders Options Capacity Notes
Boeing 727-200F 1 0 0 117,000 kg/260,000 lb
Total 1 3 0

Fleet history[edit]

Lankan Cargo Historical Fleet
Aircraft Introduced Retired Notes
Airbus A300B2/B4 - -
Antonov An-24 - -
Short SC-7 Skyvan - -
BAe 748 Series 2B - -

References[edit]