Initially leased from Singapore Airlines, initial fleet of Air Lanka was consisted of two Boeings 707. It was established in 1978 as Air Lanka, after the fall down of the original Sri Lankan flag carrier Air Ceylon. The airline was rebranded as Srilankan Airlines in 1998. The airline has a fleet of 22 aircrafts, including Airbus and Boeing. At present, Srilankan Airlines is the flag carrier of Sri Lanka. It is based at its main hub Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo. SriLankan Airlines also started domestic air taxi service using two Canadian-built DHC-6-100 aircrafts in order to enhance tourism activity in the southern and central cities of Sri Lanka. With its excellent services and facilities, it is contributing to a great extent in economic development of the country.
Srilankan Airlines Top Flight RoutssSrilankan Airlines covers several important destinations of the world. With a fleet of 22 aircrafts, it serves to 64 destinations in 34 countries across the globe. It is the largest foreign carrier of Maldives, with minimum 38 weekly flights between Male and Colombo. Top Routss covered by Srilankan Airlines are Bangalore to Colombo, Delhi to Colombo, and Colombo to Chennai. The major cities covered in Asia continent by Srilankan Airlines are Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai and Tokyo. In India, it serves to Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Kochi. In Middle East, it flies to Jeddah, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Have a fly for distinct experiences with Srilankan Airlines.
Checked luggage allowance for Srilankan Airlines is subject to its limitations. Passengers need to pay an amount for carriage of baggage exceeds to the permitted Free Baggage Allowance. However, the maximum weight of a single luggage should not exceed 32kg. You are also allowed to carry 2 pieces of hand luggage of dimension (46x36x20 cm) and weighing no more than 7kg each or any combination of the two.