Tag: SriLankan Airlines

SriLankan Airlines rationalises flights to China

SriLankan Airlines is rationalising its services to China in accordance with current market conditions as per its long-held commercial policies, with a temporary reduction of frequencies to several cities. This is to better reflect present passenger demand in the wake of a significant reduction in the number of Chinese travellers venturing overseas following the outbreak […]

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SriLankan Airlines strengthens presence in U.S. and Europe through Qatar Airways codeshare

SriLankan Airlines is strengthening its presence in the U.S. and European markets through the expansion of its existing codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, with additional connections to serve various cities in these regions. Vipula Gunatilleka, Group Chief Executive Officer of SriLankan Airlines said, “The expansion of our partnership with Qatar Airways is an important element […]

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SriLankan Airlines concludes an award-winning year

The national carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, reaffirming the success of its marketing communication endeavours, concluded the year 2019 with seven global awards. The airline’s communication focus that signifies its ambassadorial role of taking Sri Lanka to the world through a global dialect, has been well received by the […]

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SriLankan adds 18 more destinations through codeshare with Qatar Airways

SriLankan Airlines is adding 18 more new cities in Europe, North America, South America and the Middle East through the expansion of its codeshare agreement with its oneworld partner Qatar Airways, bringing its global route network to 127 destinations in 56 countries. Vipula Gunatilleka, Group Chief Executive Officer of SriLankan Airlines said, “SriLankan is delighted […]

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SriLankan Airlines and Gulf Air ink codeshare agreement

SriLankan Airlines and Gulf Air have entered into a codeshare partnership with effect from December 18, 2019, significantly enhancing the travel options of their respective valued customers. Under this agreement, SriLankan Airlines will place its ‘UL’ code on Gulf Air’s flights from Bahrain to Colombo, the Greek capital Athens and Larnaca in Cyprus. Gulf Air […]

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SriLankan Airlines forges ahead with business turnaround plan

SriLankan Airlines has made significant progress in its efforts to become a sophisticated customer-centric airline intent on achieving financial success, by implementing a wide-ranging Turnaround Plan under the leadership of its Board of Directors with the unstinted support of its employees across all divisions. Following the appointment of a new Board of Directors in April […]

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Australia announces Virtual Travel Fair with seven leading airlines and over 40 tourism offers

Tourism Australia announced the launch of its ‘Virtual Travel Fair’, a bi-yearly travel sale that gives Indian travellers an opportunity to grab attractive deals on holidays to Australia. What started off as an airline sale, in its sixth and current version has grown into taking leading tourism attractions and experiences across Australia into its fold, […]

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SriLankan Airlines awarded as South Asia’s ‘Leading Airline’ at South Asian Travel Awards 2019

SriLankan Airlines was adjudged the ‘Leading International Airline’ in South Asia for the third consecutive year at the South Asian Travel Awards 2019 (SATA) and also bagged the ‘Leading Airline Passenger Class – Business’ award for the third year running from among airlines in the region. Vipula Gunatilleka, Group Chief Executive Officer of SriLankan Airlines […]

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SriLankan Airlines wins PATA Gold Award for ‘Two Cities, One Spirit’ campaign

SriLankan Airlines won the PATA Gold Award in Astana, Kazakhstan recently continuing to prove the global appeal of its marketing communication endeavours. Accordingly, the award-winning entry ‘Two Cities, One Spirit’ which was aimed at enticing travellers to experience the inherent similarities between Sri Lanka and Melbourne, managed to bag a Gold Award in the category […]

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SriLankan Airlines’ efforts to rebuild the country’s tourism recognised at APEX awards

SriLankan Airlines’ intensive efforts to drive the recovery of the island’s tourism industry in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday attack were honoured with a global accolade – the ‘Best Marketing Innovation’ award from the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). The airline also managed to secure Four-Star rating in the major airlines category, for the […]

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