SriLankan Airlines assures no threat to passengers from tests

SriLankan Airlines said that the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka requires all airline crew members to undergo periodic random substance abuse testing. SriLankan Airlines today assured that it will adhere to the highest standards of safety and will not compromise in its duty to its passengers when carrying out periodic random substance abuse on technical crew.The safety and security of our customers will always be our first priority, the airline said. Any refusal to take such a test whilst on duty is tantamount to violation of the regulation issued by the Civil Aviation Authority and anyone doing so will be subject to disciplinary action as per existing regulations and procedures. (Colombo Gazette)

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