Tuesday, February 12, 2013

SriLankan Airlines to Enhance London-Sri Lanka Flights

British flyers planning to book flights tickets for holidays to the tear drop island nation of Sri Lanka have all the reasons to rejoice now as Sri Lanka’s national carrier, SriLankan Airlines is all set to boost its Colombo-London flights operation to 12 weekly services.

In its endeavour to meet the increasing demand of flights tickets on the popular route in the upcoming peak travel season, the airline has announced to boost services between Sri Lanka and London from June 28 to September 20, 2013.

Various reports floating in the media suggested that around 114,218 British flyers booked tickets on flights arriving in Sri Lanka from the UK in 2012 and the number of tourist arrival was only second to arrivals from India.

Trade experts believe that the increase in Sri Lankan Airlines’ frequency on the popular route may spell as more flexibility for both local and foreign tickets seekers who are often to be found searching for cheap travel deals on the popular route.

Presently, the airline offers flights tickets to 58 destinations in 33 countries in Europe, North America, Canada, India, the Far East and Middle East including 11 Gulf and Middle East destinations. The carrier operates an all Airbus fleet including A320, A330 and A340 airliners to offer tickets to various exotic destinations.

Furthermore, British Airways has also announced to operate flights services to Colombo from April this year. The airline’s new operation is expected to further increase the number of tickets seekers on the UK-Sri Lanka route.

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