SriLankan Airlines is adding three more flights between Colombo and Trivandrum in India bringing the total to 10 flights a week.
Trivandrum being the commercial hub of Kerala, and with the increase of people travelling between Sri Lanka and India the airline has decided to increase the frequency of flights to Trivandrum. Accordingly twice daily flights to Trivandrum will commence from tomorrow.
This increase in Sri Lankan flight frequency to Trivandrum is expected to enhance connectivity across the airline’ss global network, and particularly for its South Indian customers from the state of Kerala.
Trivandrum is the second Indian destination to receive a boost in frequency this year. In May this year, SriLankan Airlines increased its weekly flights twice daily to Kochi.
The national carrier, operates a total of 87 flights a week with the addition of the new flights flying to 7 Indian destinations including Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai, Trichy and Trivandrum.
An all Airbus fleet consisting of brand new A320, A330 and A340 aircraft serves Indian destinations.
The Airline sources said that India is a key market and a top revenue contributor for SriLankan Airlines and the airline has become the reputed carrier for passengers between India and Sri Lanka. (niz)