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Gulf Air to introduce flat beds on Airbus A321s

 Gulf Air from Summer 2012 will be introducing flat bed seats on its Airbus A321 aircraft. The new seating configuration will feature 8 Business Class flat bed seats and 161 Economy class seats. The new aircraft will feature IFE on all classes and will be used to a range of regional routes.  The new A321 […]

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ExpoAir Resumes Colombo – Jaffna flights, and a look at the Sri Lankan domestic market

 ExpoAir (IATA:8D) from 1st February, resumes operation on Colombo – Jaffna, Sri Lanka’s prime domestic route. The airline will operate twice daily from the Ratmalana Airport (RML) in Colombo City. Schedule: EXV711 RML 0700 – 0815 JAF CNC D EXV713 RML 1500 – 1615 JAF CNC D EXV712 JAF 0845 – 1000 RML CNC D […]

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Mihin Lanka to Launch Sharjah Flights

 Mihin Lanka, the Sri Lankan low cost carrier, will be launching twice weekly flights to Sharjah, UAE from 31st October. This route will operate on board Airbus A320 aircraft. Sharjah is the airline’s second destination in the UAE, after Dubai – which it serves daily. Schedule: MJ407 CMB 1945 – 2255 SHJ 320 13 MJ408 […]

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SriLankan Airlines Changes to Zurich Route

 SriLankan Airlines has revised its planned Colombo – Zurich operation, due to begin from 23rd December. The airline will now no longer operate the Zurich – London – Zurich sector of the planned Colombo – Zurich – London – Zurich – Colombo flight and will instead terminate at Zurich.  The new schedule will provide three […]

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Mihin Lanka to Add Extra Dhaka Flight From Winter

 Mihin Lanka, effective 31st October, is adding an additional weekly flight to Dhaka. The new flight will initially operate on a different timing on Monday, and will switch to the route’s regular schedule effective 25th December. Photo by Goose MJ501/2 CMB 0730 – 1125 DAC 1225 – 1505 EQV 247 MJ501/2 CMB 1105 – 1450 […]

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Mihin Lanka to Bangkok, Manila and Sharjah

 In an interview with a local newspaper, Mr. Kapila Chandrasena, the [joint] CEO of Mihin Lanka [ and SriLankan Airlines] has stated that the Sri Lanka based low cost carrier expects to launch flights to Bangkok, Manila and Sharjah soon.    He has stated that the carrier will launch flights to Manila via Bangkok, a […]

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SriLankan Airlines Network-wide Changes from Winter

SriLankan Airlines from Winter 2011 onwards is making a number of changes to its network. All changes are going into effect from the week of 23 December 2011. This article is constantly being updated please check back for the latest information. Chennai Flights increased from 15 to 27 weekly. UL125 CMB 0030 – 0150 MAA […]

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SriLankan to Increase Tokyo Flights

SriLankan Airlines (IATA:UL) from 24th December is increasing Tokyo flights from 3 to 4 flights a week. The airline received rights for the fourth frequency recently. With this SriLankan becomes one of the handful of airlines to increase flights to Japan following last March’s tsunami. The new flight operates on Saturday from Colombo. Schedule UL460 […]

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Mihin Lanka additional Dhaka flight on 8th Sep.

Mihin Lanka, on 8th September operates an extra flight on the Colombo – Dhaka route. The flight operates with Airbus A320 aircraft and the schedule is below. MJ503 CMB 2325 – 0315+1 DAC 320 8SEP MJ504 DAC 0415 – 0700 CMB 320 9SEP The carrier usually operates three weekly flights on the route. The airline’s […]

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THAI Upgrades Services to Bangalore and Colombo

 Thai Airways effective 31st October is upgrading the aircraft type on its routes to Bangalore (Bengaluru) and Colombo. Bangalore Service increases to daily Boeing 777-200ER from the present mix of Boeing 777-200ER and A330-300. This however will bring a total of 7 seats less than the present number, since the 772 seats 302 passengers versus […]

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