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* Great Air fares between USA/Canada and Colombo
Wed, Jan 11, 2012, 10:20 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 11 (NJ-USA), Sri Lanka's national carrier, SriLankan Airlines has introduced attractive, special fares, from USA and Canada to Colombo. These fares offered in combination with Air Canada, American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airlines and US Airways, are valid from January to March.

Sri Lanka, nestling at the tip of the Indian subcontinent, is an island of vast bio diversity, history, culture and cuisine. Often called the Paradise Island its 65,610 square kilo meters mass of land, is a journey of discovery for visitors offering everything from pristine beaches, turquoise ocean, to lush green hills in the central country dominated by tea plantations, wild life parks, heritage sites, bargain shopping and a tropical mix of spicy cuisine.

Sri Lanka, once called the "finest island of its size in all the world" by Marco Polo, offers its visitors an amazing travel experience, enhanced with warmth and hospitality inherent in its people, which is the hallmark of service on board SriLankan Airlines.

The country's natural water ways, from its cascading waterfalls, to its natural lakes and rivers, are popular for rafting, canoeing and a surf point in the south east of the country, called Arugam Bay, is rated one of the top ten surfing destinations in the world, drawing many competitors from North America to participate in international surfing events organised by SriLankan Airlines.

The airline has also used its abundant water ways to operate domestic flights to many parts of the country. SriLankan Air Taxi, which only lands on water, takes passengers to any part of the country, within an hour which provides a panoramic view of the breath taking landscape of the country.

National Geographic Traveller magazine recently rated Sri Lanka among its six best destinations to travel in 2012.

SriLankan Airlines has partnerships with several US and Canadian carriers, to ensure seamless connections, across continents, the most recent code share agreement being with Air Canada, in October last year.

The airline operates wide-body aircraft with luxurious interiors, flat bed seating, and state of the art audio video on demand (AVOD) entertainment systems, to all its long haul destinations.

SriLankan Airlines operates daily to London and is the only carrier to have a non-stop service to Colombo from London.

SriLankan flies to 60 destinations in 33 countries.

For reservations, Passengers and agents can contact the nearest SriLankan Airlines office or Travel agency. Passengers can also book seats on:

For more details please call SriLankan Airlines - USA on 732 205 0017 or visit

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