Ajith Dias

Chairman, Sri Lankan Airlines

Ajith Dias became the chairman of SriLankan Airlines in January 2015.Dias was a Director of Brandix and was the former Chairman of the Free Trade Zone Manufacturers Association (FTZMA), a member of the Textile Quota Board and a member of the National Labor Advisory Council (NLAC).

He is also a Chartered Textile Technologist & a fellow of the Textile Institute of UK.

Launched in 1979, Sri Lankan Airlines is currently expanding and further diversifying its wide range of products and services in order to drive the country’s ongoing boom in tourism and economic development.

The airline is providing convenient connections to its global route network of 96 destinations in 46 countries (including code share operations) in Europe, the ME, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Far East, North America, Australia & Africa.

Dias has championed the cause of the apparel industry with his “Garments without Guilt” global campaign to ensure ethical apparel manufacturing and sourcing in Sri Lanka. The campaign was well received by the industry and international consumers.