Mihin Lanka has scheduled to commence flights to Madurai on December 07.
Madurai will be Mihin Lanka's 10th destination.
The Madurai flight will benefit the large number of relatives of Sri Lanka's Indian-origin plantation Tamils living in the Indian city. Currently they fly to Trivandrum or Trichy and travel on land from there to reach Madurai.
An Airbus 321 aircraft with 212 seating capacity will be operated three days a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between Colombo and Madurai.
The flight will depart Madurai at 4:25 p.m. and reach Colombo at 5:30 p.m. A one-way fare on the flight will be Rs. 5,100 and Rs. 8,000 for a round trip.
Mihin Lanka now operates flights to destinations Bodhgaya, Varanasi, Trichy, Dhaka, Jakarta, Dubai, Sharjah and Bahrain.
The airline plans to rapidly expand its services to New Delhi as well as Kathmandu within the next few months.