Sri Lankan Airways, the flag carrier of Sri Lanka started to operate in 1979. With best air services this airline is contributing a lot in the economic development of the country. In 1982, it received its own aircraft and now it operates its scheduled flights to various destinations. It offers scheduled flights to 64 destinations in 34 nations which are Africa, Europe, Middle East, Southeast Asia, North America, Africa and Australia. The fleet of Sri Lankan Airways consists of total 13 aircrafts. The aircrafts are impressive and offer safe flights to the passengers. The main aircrafts included in its fleet are Airbus A320-200, Airbus A330-200, Airbus A340-300 and Boeing 767-300 ER (Wet Leased until 8th September 2010). Apart from low air fare, and innumerable facilities to the passengers, it provides many in-flight conveniences. Making air travel with this airline will be a memorable experience for passengers. Due to providing comfortable services to passengers it has won awards from Skytrax for having World’s Friendliest Cabin Staff. The crew members and other staffs during travel co-operate in every manner. They behave politely with each customer. The members of crew are expertise and take care of young travelers awards from Skytrax for having World’s Friendliest Cabin Staff. All passengers are free to choose food materials according to their choices. Passengers are given absolute attention and special meals, such as those without salt or infant food can be booked via online booking method.less
The flights of Sri Lankan Airlines cover most important destinations across the world. It carries a large number of passengers every day. In India many cities are connected through Sri Lankan Airlines. Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi and Kochi in India are the most visited destination. The important cities in Asia like Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo and Kuala Lumpur are covered by it. Sri Lankan Airlines provide flights for many holiday destinations such as Paris, Rome, Milan, Bangkok and Singapore. It has regular flights to London and the air tickets are quite reasonably priced.
The aircrafts of this airline are offered two types of cabin classes; Business class and Economy class. In-flight entertainment services are provided to passengers of all classes. There is a good choice of TV programming as well ranging from drama to comedy and sports. 22 radio channels are available for the musically inclined. In-flight entertainment onboard Sri Lankan Airlines includes a vast selection of Hollywood, Bollywood films and old classics.
Various frequent flyer programs are also available for people who often travel. Fly Smiles is the frequent flyer program of Sri Lankan Airlines and you can redeem Fly Smiles from partners like Etihad Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Standard Chartered Bank, Sri Lankan Platinum American Express Card, Travelling Connect, Deccan Aviation and Siddahalepa.
According to Baggage Policy of Sri Lankan Airlines a maximum of 32 kgs of luggage can be checked-in per guest. Extra charge will be levied for any baggage in excess to the free baggage allowance. 7 kg baggage is allowed for passengers of economy classes. Checked-in baggage rules are the same for all classes of travel.