Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's budget airline in distribution agreement with Sabre Travel Network
Thu, Oct 11, 2012, 09:33 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka's state-owned budget carrier Mihin Lanka has signed a distribution deal with Sabre Travel Network which connects travel agencies globally.

The agreement with Sabre Travel Network gives Mihin Lanka a global reach while the Travel Network's low-cost carrier portfolio continues to expand with the addition of Sri Lanka's budget airline.

The airline has signed up for Sabre's Standard Connect with e-ticketing capabilities.

"In the sphere of budget travel and in an era where competition is rife, Mihin Lanka has made an impressionable impact in the travel market not only in Sri Lanka but in the immediate region as well. I'm sure this strategic tie-up for distribution with Sabre Travel Network will enable Mihin Lanka to further extend its reach globally. I wish this alliance, which will benefit both parties immensely, much success for the future," CEO of Mihin Lanka, Kapila Chandrasena has said.

"We are confident that Mihin Lanka will also expand quickly, and Sabre's technology will be on hand to support that growth," Vice President and General Manager APAC for Sabre Hans Belle has said.

Mihin Lanka operates to eight destinations in the Middle East, Indian sub-continent and Southeast Asia and code shares with the national carrier SriLankan Airlines to provide connections to over 50 destinations.

The airline launched services to its newest destination, Bahrain, in early September. It expects to further expand its services to over 10 destinations within the next six months, adding new services to Madurai, New Delhi and Kathmandu.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
External debt of Sri Lankan government stood at US$ 23.1 billion by the end of April 2016
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka exports 78 tonnes of fish in a week after EU ban lifted
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lankan Deputy Minister in serious condition after suicide attempt
-- [3 hours ago]
Term of 23 LG bodies end today, will not be extended - Minister
-- [3 hours ago]
Norway calls on Sri Lanka to include international jurists in judicial mechanism
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka demonstrated increased efforts to prevent human trafficking in 2015, but failed to meet minimum requirements - report
-- [4 hours ago]
Former Sri Lanka Army chief Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka joins ruling UNP
-- [5 hours ago]
Can't remove Central Bank Governor without proving allegations against him - Prime Minister
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka President joins Human Rights Commission's Anti-Torture Campaign
-- [6 hours ago]
Blue Mountain joins hands with Palmer & Turner Group Singapore to launch the first ever 7-star luxury apartment complex in Sri Lanka
-- [7 hours ago]

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.