SriLankan to boost flights by 40%

SriLankan Airlines will boost the number of scheduled flights by 40% following the pandemic.

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The airline said will nearly double the number of weekly flights to India to over 100, as well as increase services to Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Muscat and Seychelles

It will also add one weekly flight each to Gan in Maldives and Lahore in Pakistan.

The airline has introduced daily flights to Kuala Lumpur, while daily flights will be operated to Melbourne by May and to Bangkok and Jakarta by July of this year. From July, an additional weekly flight has been scheduled for Narita in Japan. SriLankan will also launch flights to Seoul, South Korea in May.

SriLankan said in a statement: “The increase in operations is based on demand forecasts and is expected to generate increased revenues from traffic into and beyond Colombo through the airline’s extensive network.”