Monday, 22 June 2015

Air India Delhi-Colombo flights aids to boost Sri Lanka’s tourism

The first ever Air India flight from city to capital of Sri Lanka touched down at the Bandaranaike International flying field yesterday afternoon and was welcome with the ceremonial water salute. "The flight promotes aviation and business between the 2 neighbouring countries," the Airline press release stated.

The 182-seater A 321 landed in capital of Sri Lanka concerning quarter-hour before schedule despite inclement weather here.

Previously Air India flights had been between Madras and capital of Sri Lanka. The introduction of the new service by Air India was timely and would be a lift to Sri Lanka’s burgeoning business trade, wherever the bulk of tourists visiting the island area unit from India.

As per Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority statistics of India ranks traveler traffic to Sri Lanka and in 2014 accounted for 242,734 tourists which is 16.3 % of total arrivals within the country. The airline service shall bring a lot of Indian holidaymakers yearning for a well attained get away from home.

The flight also will give a vital entree from the Indian sub-continent. city being the hub for Air India , it'll give passengers from Sri Lanka , connections to flights of Air India and different Star Alliance member airlines to Europe, USA, region and Australia whereas the passengers getting back from these international destinations would get a convenient association to Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka on this flight.

Flight AI 276 from capital of Sri Lanka can depart for city at 08.20 hrs and reach city at twelve.05 and therefore the comeback flight to capital of Sri Lanka AI 275 from city can leave at twelve midday and reach capital of Sri Lanka 15:35 except on Wednesdays once the flight can leave city at thirteen.30 hrs and reach capital of Sri Lanka at 17:15 hrs.

The AI flight reaching Colombo would leave for Chennai same afternoon and return to Colombo the next morning. Book cheap flights with Air India flying from Delhi to Sri Lanka with online bookings.


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