COLOMBO (NewsRadio); SriLankan Airlines has announced that it is launching a fourth weekly flight between Colombo and Lahore from today, connecting the two cities every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday with the latest addition.
SriLankan Airlines’ service to Lahore will be operated by a combination of Airbus A320, A321 and A330 aircraft and the frequency boost will generate a 20 per cent rise in capacity on the route.
SriLankan Airlines also operates four times a week to Karachi, and is the only foreign airline in the Indian Subcontinent to cover Pakistan’s two biggest cities in its network and offer direct services between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
The airline said in a statement, “SriLankan Airlines is happy to enhance its services and standing in Pakistan, a country with which Sri Lanka has enjoyed a longstanding bilateral relationship. We are on a continuous quest to make travel seamless for customers, and our customers travelling from Lahore will now have stronger connections to Colombo and SriLankan’s extensive network beyond Colombo in the Maldives, the Far East, Australia and Europe.”
SriLankan Airlines said it will also provide a range of benefits for passengers including special fares for leisure tourists and groups, an additional 10kg baggage allowance for students and free hotel accommodation in Colombo for long transit passengers.