SriLankan Airlines, the national flag carrier of SriLanka starts flights to Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, India from 8th July 2017. The airline will fly to Vishakhapatnam or Vizag 4 times a week. Soon after the launch of Vishakhapatnam flight, SriLankan Airline started flights to Hyderabad on 12th and will start flights to Coimbatore from 16th July. The flights to these three destinations will bring SriLankan’s operations in India to 126 weekly flights to 14 cities.
The airline already operates flights to Chennai, Trichy, Trivandrum, Mumbai, New Delhi, Varanasi, Kochi, Gaya, Madurai, Bangalore, and Kolkata.
SriLankan Airlines’ Chief Commercial Officer Mr. Siva Ramachandran said: “Travelers to and from Visakhapatnam can now enjoy SriLankan award winning hospitality onboard. This new destination added to our network indeed reflects SriLankan Airlines commitment in serving Asian region offering travelers seamless connectivity on-board of our brand new A320neo and A321neo aircraft.”
He continued: “Being the 12th destination to India by SriLankan, this new service would also allow travelers from Visakhapatnam to enjoy Sri Lanka’s many tourist attractions and experience for themselves the reasons why the island is fast becoming one of the most highly sought after tourism destinations in the world.”
The new flights to Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad, and Coimbatore will increase SriLankan’s worldwide network to 105 cities in 47 countries.
Vishakhapatnam Flight Schedule:
|To||Departure Time||Arrival Time||
Days of operation
|Vishakhapatnam||0710 hrs. (local time)||0910 hrs. (local time)||Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun|
|Vishakhapatnam||Colombo||1010 hrs. (local time)||
1215 hrs. (local time)
About SriLankan Airlines
SriLankan Airlines is Sri Lanka’s national carrier and also an award winning airline which provides convenient connections by serving its global route network of more than 94 destinations in 44 countries. Founded in 1979, the airline controls its operations from its main hub at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo.