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* Abu Dhabi-based Rotana Jet to start flights to Sri Lanka
Mon, Apr 7, 2014, 11:37 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 07, Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi-based airline Rotana Jet announced that it will start flights to Sri Lanka's Colombo and Mattala airports from Wednesday April 09.

As a part of airline's expansion, Rotana Jet has added Sri Lanka as the airline's newest destination.

The airline will operate three flights per week from Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi to Sri Lanka's main Colombo International Airport and to the second international airport in the South, Hambantota International Airport using an Airbus A319 aircraft in Business and Economy Class.

The airline expects to increase the frequencies to six flights soon, the company said in a statement.

The airline, which started as a charter airline, currently operates flights to Bahrain, Muscat and Salalah in addition to the flights to Sir Bani Yas Island, Fujairah, Delma and Dubai.

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