The measure has been taken after considering the reopening of economic activity in the world followed by easing of some travel restrictions between countries.
Accordingly, passengers who wish to travel to these destinations or beyond can also now purchase their tickets through Sri Lankan Offices or through your nearest travel agent.
Currently most governments are allowing travellers stranded overseas to return to their countries subject to stipulated validity of the respective travel documentation and periods of quarantine. Commencing from 13th May SriLankan Airlines is now offering passengers to travel to London and beyond under this special travel scheme.
The airline will also operate Special Cargo Flights to 17 destinations, which are being operated by the National Carrier to support Sri Lanka’s export industries during this time of crisis. These will include three weekly flights to Male; two flights a week to Chennai, Hong Kong, Singapore, London, Doha, Dubai, Melbourne, Beijing, Guangzhou (Canton), and Shanghai; and one weekly flight each to Mumbai, Karachi, Lahore, Dhaka, Frankfurt, and Tokyo (Narita).
The flights to London, Tokyo (Narita), Melbourne and Hong Kong will operate for both passengers and cargo.
Passengers who wish to travel using these new flights are reminded that they should ensure that they are eligible to enter the respective countries depending on the restrictions imposed by regulatory authorities in each country.
Passengers who intend to travel under this scheme is kindly requested check their respective border control or emigration authorities or contact their travel agents before purchasing any tickets.
For more information please contact our global contact center on 0197331979 or any travel agent.