SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, announced the commencement of the direct flight services between Hong Kong and Colombo, effective from July 15th, 2017.
SriLankan will operate five weekly non-stop flights from Hong Kong to Colombo connecting 48 countries and 101 destinations within SriLankan’s network and over 1000 destinations via the oneworld alliance network.
“SriLankan Airlines is pleased to upgrade its connectivity between Colombo and Hong Kong through the introduction of non-stop flights, which will allow us to offer a wider choice and added convenience to our passengers. The Airline has identified APAC region as a prime component in its expansion strategy and we will continue to look for potential to consolidate our presence in the region”, the airline said in a statement.
The commencement of the Hong Kong-Colombo direct operations is yet another progressive initiative launched by SriLankan Airlines focusing on the region, offering travelers to and from Hong Kong, seamless travel experience to Middle Eastern destinations namely Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Oman; Europe and North America via London; and the SAARC region’s main cities including Male and Gan Island in the Maldives, Dhaka in Bangladesh, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Trichy, Trivandrum, Kochi, Madurai, Kolkata, Varanasi and Bodh Gaya in India.