About Us


The air transportation of cargo has played a vital role in the history of Sri Lanka ever since it was introduced. The Forwardair Aviation Group is at the forefront of companies that provide air cargo transportation solutions in Sri Lanka. Our flexibility, willingness to grasp new opportunities and the will to meet any challenge makes us the air cargo carriage solutions provider of choice.

Our Story

Forwardair Aviation Group was formed in 2003 with the main purpose of business being represent airlines as its Cargo General Sales Agent (GSA) or Cargo Sales Agent (CSA). Armed with foresight, creativity and backed by a motivated personnel, Rohana Wellage formed a taleted team that has one goal in mind: "To Provide the Best Service in the Sri Lanka Air Cargo Industry"

Today, our group comprises of 04 successful business ventures. These partner organizations, are instilled with the same values of customer satisfaction, professionalism and affordability that have made Forwardair Aviation Group a success.

Meet the Team

Board of Directors

Anton J R Anderson

Chairman/Managing Director

Rohana Wellage

Joint Managing Director

Nemantha Hatharasinghe


Naveen Gunewardene



Key Staff

Nishantha Kothalawala - Director Sales & Operations

Nishantha joined our company in October 2013 who is an industry veteran with nearly 30 years experience, having worked in all related areas in air cargo. He commenced his carrier with the National Carrier (Air Lanka/Sri Lankan Airlines) in cargo operations and then moving on to marketing and sales whilst working at carriers such as Japan Airlines and Lufthansa. Prior to joining us he was the General Manager - Station Logistics/Cargo Operations, Lufthansa Cargo in CMB and MLE. During this period he has been extensively trained in air cargo management, sales, marketing, revenue optimization, handling of ULD and special cargo with special emphasis on freighter handling, etc. He has a proven track record as a very competent person with experience in all aspects of air cargo, sales, marketing and operations which is a rare combination. He is well known in the cargo industry as a key person who has taken the initiative to develop high standards in the industry in Sri Lanka

Mobile : +94 777 111 343

E-Mail : nishantha.k@forwardairaviation.com

Sarath Premasinghe - Director - Finance & Administration

Mobile : + 94 777 809 311

e-Mail : sarath@forwardairaviation.com

Sunil Adikaram - General Manager - Sales & Operations

Mobile : + 94 777 225 771

e-Mail : sunil@forwardairaviation.com

Jayadewa Abayakoon - General Manager - Sales & Operations

Mobile : + 94 772 794 407

e-Mail : abey@forwardairaviation.com

Eranga De Silva - Sales Manager

Mobile : + 94 771 646 752

E-Mail : eranga@forwardairaviation.com

S.A. Dharmarathne - Manager Airport Operations & Sales Support

Mobile : + 94 773 824 644

E-Mail : dharme@forwardairaviation.com