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SriLankan Airlines starts Dhaka-Colombo flight today

by October 29, 2016 General

SriLankan Airlines, the national flag carrier of Sri Lanka, starts direct flight from Dhaka to Colombo today.

The airline will operate the daily flight by an Airbus A330 with 18 seats in business class and 252 seats in economy class.

Through this direct flight service SriLankan Airlines will also provide convenient connections to 100 destinations in 47 countries in its global network and over 1,000 destinations via the oneworld alliance network, according to a press statement.

The non-stop flight will offer a state-of-the-art entertainment system and exquisite in-flight cuisine.

The service is expected to cater to a mix of passengers including leisure travellers, business travellers, students and passengers connecting to Sri Lankan’s global network.

The main cities that Sri Lanka currently serves include Dubai, Muscat, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jeddah, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Doha.

SriLankan Airlines also has a direct flight from Colombo to London, the gateway to Europe and North America.

The new service between Dhaka and Colombo would boost SriLankan Airlines’ strategic focus on the Asian region, connecting Europe, the Middle East and the Far East.

The airline has been named “Best Full Service Airline in Central and South Asia” at the Future Travel Experience Asia Awards 2016, held in Singapore for the second consecutive year.