By virtue of powers vested in him under Section 6 of the Civil Aviation Act No. 14 of 2014, Hon. Nimal Siripala De Silva, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation has appointed Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd as the Service Provider for Batticaloa Airport. Gazette Notification to this effect is published in the Government Gazette (Extra Ordinary) No. 1973/77 - FRIDAY, JULY 01, 2016.