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Sri Lankan Prez hails Air India, crew

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sri Lankan has appreciated the services of the state-run carrier and hailed its cabin crew for being "extremely courteous and efficient" during his trips in March to New and on a state visit.

The President's appreciation was conveyed to Air India's for in Colombo Alice Joe Paul in a letter on May 11 by of protocol for secretary(foreign affairs) M R Hassen.

"The has instructed me to convey his sincere appreciation and thanks to you and your able and efficient staff in Colombo as well as of Air India, New and his staff for the excellent courtesies and assistance extended to and the delegation. It was the President's first time to travel with and it was fantastic," Hassen said in his letter.

"The flight cabin crew was extremely courteous and efficient and kept our delegation comfortable during the flight to New and Narita, Japan," he added.

The flew to Delhi on March 10 in AI 282 and from Delhi to on March 11 in AI 306.

The appreciation from a comes at a time when the ailing is seeking to improve its passenger-friendly image.

To check passenger-related complaints, senior officials of the are carrying out visits to the airports to assess the problems faced by passengers and correct anomalies.

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 20:50 IST