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SriLankan Airlines to Moscow from 15th September

 SriLankan Airlines has announced that it will be launching new flights to Moscow, Russia, from 15th September. The new flights will operate twice weekly on-board Airbus A320 aircraft, via Dubai. The airline had previously planned to operate thrice weekly via Abu Dhabi, on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft, but later brought forward the flights.  The airline […]

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SriLankan Brings Forward Moscow Launch

SriLankan Airlines has brought forward its Moscow launch date from 23rd December to 15th September, the airline’s Chairman announced. As per the new plan, the flights will now initially operate twice weekly via Dubai – as opposed to the earlier plan of thrice weekly via Abu Dhabi. The new schedule is not yet available and […]

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Route Analysis : Dubai – Kuwait

 The route between Dubai and Kuwait City, linking the two capitals of the Dubai Emirate and Kuwait, is one of the busiest trunk routes in the Arabian Gulf. The route, one of the launch routes of the Emirates Airline in 1985, has now grown into one of the largest routes operating out of Dubai. Let’s […]

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Aeroflot to resume Colombo and Ho Chi Minh City flights

 Aeroflot, in Winter 2011 is resuming flights to two of its past destinations – Colombo and Ho Chi Minh City. Flights to Colombo, Sri Lanka will start on 1st November 2011 following a hiatus of a few years, and will operate twice weekly. The flights will operate nonstop on board Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. SU589 Moscow, […]

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A Market of Growth : China – Sri Lanka – Analysis

 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.  The first air link between mainland China […]

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Japan Flight Information Update

 Due to the impending situation in Japan, most airlines have made changes to their flights into Japan. The following is an overview of presently planned flight operations into Japan by some of the leading carriers operating into Japan. Data is for the period 22 – 28 March. Last updated at 1415 UTC. Please note that […]

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SriLankan A330 SriLankan to Moscow

EXCLUSIVE: SriLankan Airlines to Launch Moscow from December

      SriLankan Airlines, from 23 December 2011, will be launching service to Moscow Domodedovo from Colombo. The service will operate three times weekly ( on Wed, Fri and Sun ) on-board Airbus A330-200 aircraft via Abu Dhabi. The route is already available on reservation systems ( with sales due to open soon). It is one […]

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A Proposal for a new SriLankan Flight Schedule

Published: 4MAR2011  It was widely reported recently that SriLankan Airlines (IATA: UL ), presently an all AIrbus carrier, is considering the Boeing 777 as its A340-300 replacement. The airline may place an order for 777s and will lease some used 777s till the fresh aircraft are delivered.  In my opinion, the carrier should lease a […]

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SriLankan Receieves More Rights to, and 5th Freedom to Canada, via UK

 Sri Lanka and the UK have revised the bilateral air services agreement between the two countries, Sri Lanka’s state radio reported. Previously Sri Lankan airlines were allowed 14 weekly flights to the UK, which has now been increased to 21 weekly. The agreement has also provided fifth freedom rights to SriLankan between UK and the […]

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