SriLankan Airlines Reviews


SriLankan Airlines Reviews

SriLankan Airlines Limited (Sinhala:ශ්‍රී ලංකා ගුවන් සේවය, Tamil: ஸ்ரீலங்கன் ஏர்லைன்ஸ்) (formerly known as Air Lanka) is the flag carrier of Sri Lanka. It operates to destinations in Asia and Europe from its base and hub at Bandaranaike International Airport in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo. The airline’s head office is in the Airline Centre, on the grounds of Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake, Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan Airlines operates several cargo flights to Male, the Middle East, and India, using a Douglas DC-8-63F of FitsAir and a Boeing 727-200F of Lankan Cargo. SriLankan Airlines began domestic air taxi service using two Canadian-built DHC-6-100 aircraft to increase tourism in the southern and central cities of Sri Lanka. It currently flies to Ampara, Bentota, Castlereagh, Dandugama, Dikwella, Hambantota, Kandy, Koggala, Nuwara Eliya, Tissamaharama, and Trincomalee, all from Colombo. With the increasing number of passengers, more aircraft are expected to join the fleet for the air taxi service. As of July 2013, SriLankan Airlines serves 64 destinations in 34 countries, and remains the largest foreign carrier into the Maldives, with at least 38 weekly flights between Male and Colombo. The airline is also considering Gan as a destination. As of September 2012, the airline no longer runs its service to Switzerland. However, there are plans to resurrect the Sydney to Colombo service which was terminated over 10 years ago. SriLankan Airlines is a holder of the Imperial Mark, which is valid until May 2014. The airline is set to join the Oneworld alliance in early 2014.

riLankan subsequently launched FlySmiLes, which has since added a variety of new reward partners to its program.

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