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Suren Ratwatte new CEO of SriLankan Airlines

Staff writer | Katunayake, Sri Lanka | September 14, 2015
Suren RatwatteSeptember 14, 2015, Katunayake, Sri Lanka - SriLankan Airlines has appointed Suren Ratwatte as the Airline's new chief executive officer from October.
Mr. Ratwatte is a pilot with more than 30 years of experience in the field whose first appointment was with SriLankan's predecessor, Air Lanka in 1984.

Mr. Ratwatte joined Emirates in 1989, where he held several positions in the Company. With over 18,000 flying hours in a number of different types of aircraft, including the Boeing B-777 and Airbus A380. His expertise includes a variety of senior instructional and management roles in airlines, most recently was the Human Factors Manager of Emirates Airlines.

Mr. Ratwatte is a holder of Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and an author of several published works.