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Thursday, December 06, 2012 - 5.52 GMT

SriLankan Airlines increases flights to Riyadh


SriLankan Airlines is to introduce three more flights to Riyadh thereby increasing the total number of flights to five per week effective from 13th, December 2012.

The increased frequency would facilitate enhanced outbound travel from Saudi Arabia to Colombo with convenient connections to several cities in India and Far East.

SriLankan currently flies to 11 Middle East destinations and operates a total, 59 flights a week to Kuwait, Dammam, Riyadh, Muscat, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Doha, Jeddah, Amman and Sharjah. The airline’s full network spans 64 destinations in 35 countries worldwide in Europe, North America, Canada, India, the Far East and Middle East.

SriLankan operates an all Airbus fleet consisting of A320, A330 and A340 aircraft to Middle East, which include comfortable fleet furnished with luxurious interior, leather seats the latest state-of-the-art Panasonic EFX inflight entertainment systems in all Business and Economy Class seats. In addition passengers who purchase a ticket to Riyadh are entitled to 30 Kilograms of free baggage allowance.

Predominantly the Middle East market consists of individuals travelling for reasons that range from pilgrimage to leisure to business and trade. According to statistics by the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment, 86% of the Sri Lankan labour market has been absorbed by Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, U.A.E., and Jordan.






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