SriLankan Airlines

SriLankan Airlines
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SriLankan Airlines Information

SriLankan Airlines IATA
SriLankan Airlines ICAO
SriLankan Airlines Callsign
SriLankan Airlines Founded July 1979
SriLankan Airlines Hubs Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport
SriLankan Airlines Frequent flyer program FlySmiLes
SriLankan Airlines Member lounge Serendib Lounge
SriLankan Airlines Fleet size 13
SriLankan Airlines Destinations 38
SriLankan Airlines Company slogan You're Our World
SriLankan Airlines Headquarters Katunayake, Sri Lanka
SriLankan Airlines Key people Manoj Gunawardena (CEO)
SriLankan Airlines Website

SriLankan Airlines History

Srilankan Airlines Limited is a flag carrier of Srilankan. It works a fleet of 12 Airbus airlines to destinations in Europe and Asia from its focal center and base at Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport. The trademark phrase of the airline is 'You're Our World'. Logo of the company features a stylize peacock.

Sri Lanka is not a division of airline alliance. And it had joint venture with Emirates Airline, which terminated on 31st March 2008.


Air;ankan airlines was associated through Government of Sri Lanka in July 1979 subsequently the closing of Air Ceylon in 1978. Throughout 1980s, the airline expanded several destinations and made accompaniments to its fleet. And by 1990s, it provided 26 destinations. And in December 1992, Air Lanka bought its first Airbus A320.

In the year of 1998, Air Lanka trade name was discarded and Sri Lanka Airlines was foaled. In the primeval 1990s it had its head office in Colombo.

Srilankan airlines achieved 6 Airbus A330-200s to set off its fleet ofA320-200 and Airbus A340-300 aircraft.

It has been involved through both acts of terrorism and environmental problems. This has comprised the Civil War within Sri Lanka, 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, SARS outbreak, and a terrorist attack on Colombo-Bandaranaike airport, which collapsed 4 aircraft and smashed two, suspended half of the airline's fleet. Afterward Srilankan took the result to restore Colombo as a novel center for flights to Asia.
In the year of 2008, Srilankan Govt informed Emirates Airlines that it will not renovate the management agreement which suspended on 31st march 2008.

SriLankan Airlines Destinations

Srilankan provides 38 targets in 25 countries (1 June 2009).

SriLankan Airlines Code share Agreements

  • Etihad Airways - Brussels, Amman, Dublin, Manchester, Geneva, Munich, Chicago, New York
  • bmi - Bradford, Manchester, Glasgow, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, Dublin, Brussels, Belfast
  • Malaysia Airlines - Sydney, Los Angeles, Jakarta, Melbourne, Seoul

SriLankan Airlines Incidents and Accidents

On 24th July 2001, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eel am commenced a suicide assail at Colombo-Bandaranaike airport that destroyed or damaged 26 aircraft. And 4 aircraft were canceled, comprising an Airbus A340-300 smashed by a volatile charge and an Airbus A330-200 damaged by rocket fired from control tower. Besides, an A340-300 and an A320-200 were smashed in the attack. Overall, six Srilankan Air Force workers, 1 commando and 8 members of the LTTE were killed.

SriLankan Airlines Awards

  • World’s Friendliest Cabin Staff – Skytrax
  • World’s Best Airline in a review of Economy Class passengers
  • World’s Most dependable worker of Airbus A340s (small fleet) - Airbus Industry
  • World’s Most dependable worker of Airbus A330s (small fleet) - Airbus Industry
  • Best Airline in Central Asia (four consecutive times) - Skytrax
  • Best Airline in South Asia (three consecutive times) from Travel Trade Gazette
  • Best Airline Turnaround of the Year 2004 – Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation
  • Best generally In-flight Entertainment (small fleet), twice – World Airline Entertainment Association
  • Galileo Indian Express Award for the Best Eastbound International Airline
  • First Runner-up for World’s Best Cabin Staff – Skytrax

In March 2003, the Skytrax Research Agency’s global passenger survey selected Srilankan for 3rd successive year, 'Best Airline of the Year for Central Asia'. At the equivalent year, Travel Trade Gazette Asia selected Sri Lanka the 'Best Airline in South Asia'. And In the year of 2001, UK Wanderlust Magazine positioned Srilankan 8th in its Top Major Airlines travel awards category.

SriLankan Airlines Subsidiaries

  • Srilankan Catering
  • Srilankan Holidays
  • Srilankan Engineering
  • Srilankan Ground Handling
  • Srilankan Cargo

SriLankan Airlines Destinations

SriLankan Airlines Destinations in Asia

SriLankan Airlines Destinations in East Asia

  • China
    • Beijing - Beijing Capital International Airport
    • Hong Kong - Hong Kong International Airport
  • Japan
    • Tokyo - Narita International Airport

SriLankan Airlines Destinations in South Asia

  • India
    • Bangalore - Bengaluru International Airport
    • Chennai - Chennai International Airport
    • Delhi - Indira Gandhi International Airport
    • Mumbai - Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
    • Tiruchirapalli - Tiruchirapalli Airport
    • Thiruvananthapuram - Trivandrum International Airport
  • Maldives
    • Malé - Malé International Airport
  • Pakistan
    • Karachi - Jinnah International Airport
  • Sri Lanka
    • Colombo - Bandaranaike International Airport Hub

SriLankan Airlines Destinations in Southeast Asia

  • Malaysia
    • Kuala Lumpur - Kuala Lumpur International Airport
  • Singapore
    • Singapore Changi Airport
  • Thailand
    • Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi Airport

SriLankan Airlines Destinations in Southwest Asia

  • Bahrain
    • Bahrain International Airport
  • Kuwait
    • Kuwait International Airport
  • Oman
    • Muscat - Muscat International Airport
  • Qatar
    • Doha - Doha International Airport
  • Saudi Arabia
    • Dammam - King Fahd International Airport
    • Jeddah - King Abdulaziz International Airport
    • Riyadh - King Khalid International Airport
  • United Arab Emirates
    • Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi International Airport
    • Dubai - Dubai International Airport

SriLankan Airlines Destinations in Europe

  • France
    • Paris - Charles de Gaulle Airport
  • Germany
    • Frankfurt am Main - Frankfurt Airport
  • Italy
    • Rome - Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport
    • Milan - Malpensa Airport
  • United Kingdom
    • London - London Heathrow Airport

SriLankan Airlines Terminated Destinations


  • South Africa - Durban, Johannesburg


  • Bangladesh - Dhaka
  • India - Ahmedabad, Cochi, Coimbatore, Gaya, Goa, Hyderabad, Kozhikode
  • Indonesia - Jakarta
  • Japan - Fukuoka, Osaka
  • Lebanon - Beirut


  • Austria - Vienna
  • Germany - Berlin
  • Netherlands - Amsterdam
  • Sweden - Stockholm
  • Switzerland - Zurich
  • United Kingdom - Manchester


  • Australia - Melbourne, Sydney

SriLankan Airlines Fleets

Aircraft   Total   Passengers
SriLankan Airlines Routes  
Airbus A320-200 3 152 (12/140) Short haul
Abu Dhabi, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Karachi,
Malé, Mumbai, Muscat, Trichy and Thiruvananthapuram. Excludes one wet leased to Mihin Lanka.
Airbus A330-200 4 287 (12/275) Medium-long haul
Bahrain, Bangalore, Bangkok, Beijing, Chennai, Dammam, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong,
Jeddah, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, Male', Milan, Riyadh, Singapore and Thiruvananthapuram.
Airbus A340-300 5 313 (18/295) Medium-ultra long haul
Bahrain, Bangalore, Bangkok, Beijing, Chennai, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong,
Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, London, Milan, Paris, Riyadh, Rome, Singapore and Tokyo.
Total Fleets 12    

SriLankan Airlines Baggage Allowance

Class Type SriLankan Airlines Free Baggage Upto
SriLankan Airlines Free Baggage Allowance
Business Class 40 kg (18''x 14"x 6" (46 x 36 x 20 cm).)
Economy Class 30 kg (18"x14"x6")
Piece Luggage Concept two piece (not exceeding a combined weight of 46 kgs or 64 kgs)

SriLankan Airlines Phone Number

City Name SriLankan Airlines Phone Number
Colombo (Head Office) Phone Number: +94 19733 5555 (General) 
Ticket Office / PTA Ticket Office Phone Number: +94 197 33 5500 (Reservations & Ticketing
Phone Number: +94 197 33 3851 (PTA Counter)
Phone Number: +94 197 33 3727 (Government Travel Counter)
Sydney Phone Number: +61 2 9244 2234 
Ontario Phone Number: +1 416 227 9000 
Mumbai Phone Number: 091 22 24956702 / 24956703 / 24956704 / 24956705 
Delhi Phone Number: +91 11 41528630 - 40 
New York (New Jersy) Phone Number: 732 205 0017 
Los Angeles Phone Number: +1 661 250 8287 
London Phone Number: +44 208 538 2001 (Reservations & Ticketing)
Phone Number: +44 208 538 2015 / 2034 (Sales & Marketing)