Sri Lankan Airlines

Founded
1979
Type
Full Service Carrier
Fleet size
27
Destinations
42
Passengers per year
N/A

Sri Lankan Airlines is the national airline of Sri Lanka and operates flights to destinations in Asia, Europe and Oceania.

Organization

Sri Lankan Airlines is since 2008 fully owned by the Government of Sri Lanka. The airline became a member of Oneworld alliance in 2014.

Parent company
Government of Sri Lanka
Alliance
Oneworld
Frequent Flyer Program
FlySmiLes

History

Sri Lanka Airlines was founded in 1978 as Sr Lanka International Airlines but its roots are traced back to 1947 when Air Ceylon was established. In 1979, the airlines’ name was changed to AirLanka. Since 1999, the airline was rebranded to its current name, Sir Lankan Airlines.

Baggage

Passengers flying with Sri Lankan Airlines are permitted to bring 1 piece of cabin luggage with a maximum weight of 7 kg in Economy Class and 2 pieces of each 7 kg in Business Class. In addition, passengers can bring 1 personal item at no additional costs. The checked baggage allowance depends on the travel class and destination. Economy Class passengers are permitted to bring 2 pieces of 23 kg on routes to the Americas while on other routes passengers can bring a maximum of 30 kg of checked luggage. Business Class passengers are permitted to bring 2 pieces of 32 kg on routes to the Americas and a total maximum of 40 kg on other routes. Please consult website Sri Lankan Airlines for more information.

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In-flight Wi-Fi

Sri Lankan Airlines offers passengers in-flight Wi-Fi services on its flights at an additional fee. Please consult website Sri Lankan Airlines for more information.

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