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* SriLankan Airlines increases flights to Riyadh
Sat, Dec 8, 2012, 01:05 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 07, Colombo: Sri Lanka's national carrier, SriLankan Airlines has added more flights to the Saudi Arabian destination, Riyadh, from next month to meet the increasing demand from Saudi Arabia to Colombo, and through Colombo, to India and other Far East destinations.

Accordingly, the airline will add three more flights to the existing frequency of flights between Colombo and Riyadh from December 13, 2012, increasing frequencies from two to five a week.

Lal Perera, Head of Worldwide Sales of SriLankan Airlines says that Middle East is considered as one of the fastest growing regions in the world and the carrier sees a great potential in facilitating the growing demand for air travel.

"The increased frequency to Riyadh reflects the commitment of the SriLankan in providing world class service under the theme 'you are our world'," Perera said.

SriLankan currently serves 58 destinations in 33 countries worldwide in Europe, North America, Canada, India, the Far East and Middle East including 11 Gulf and Middle East destinations. The carrier operates 59 flights a week to Kuwait, Dammam, Riyadh, Muscat, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Doha, Jeddah, Amman and Sharjah.

The national carrier will be a future member of the Oneworld global alliance from next year.



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