While China and Sri Lanka, as nations, have had a long ranging relationship in many fronts from religion to trade – it is only in 2005, when air links between the two countries began. And it has grown exponentially since then, with a lot of potential for growth.
|Airline||Route||Frequency*||Equipment||Weekly Oneway Seats||Remarks|
|China Eastern||Kunming – Colombo||3 weekly||B.737||402|
|Hainan Airlines||Beijing – Colombo||4 weekly||A330||988||To begin 1 Aug 2011. Via BKK.|
|SriLankan||Colombo – Beijing||3 weekly||A330||861||Via BKK.|
|SriLankan||Colombo – Guangzhou||3 weekly||EQV||915||Via BKK.|
|SriLankan||Colombo – Shanghai||4 weekly||A330||1148||Via BKK.