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Chairman

Mr.Samith Abeygunawardana

Chairman / CEO

A visionary entrepreneur with a missionary zeal to standardize the countries domestic charter industry to be on par with global aviation benchmarks and train aviators to revolutionize the aviation world with superior skills, knowledge and overall expertise and in the process has become a media celebrity and a newsmaker.

Mr. Abeygunawardana is credited as Sri Lanka’s only commercial aviation pilot to own his own airline company, Mr.Samith Abeygunawardana’s rise to dizzying heights in the global business arena started with the successful completion of his commercial pilot’s license course from Texas in USA.

Guiding the destinies of SAS Capital Group a vast business empire and especially that of Southern Aviation (Private) Limited, Mr. Abeygunawardana has made his name a symbol of innovation, integrity, know-how and guts for millions of Sri Lankan’s.

Mr.Samith Abeygunawardana carries a proud legacy in covering all domestic airports in the country with his fleet of aircrafts and he plans to make air transport affordable to benefit the countries growing tourism market by adding more spacious aircrafts to Fly Southern fleet.