Emirates increases services to Colombo from four to six | Daily News

Emirates increases services to Colombo from four to six

An Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft at the BIA.
An Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft at the BIA.

Emirates will increase its services to Colombo from four to six weekly flights – with a fifth weekly flight commencing February 18, every Thursday and a sixth weekly flight commencing February 27 (every Saturday).

The two additional services will serve market demand and offer customers enhanced connectivity to/from Colombo, via Dubai. Customers can enjoy safe and convenient connections to more than 90 destinations within Emirates’ network, via Dubai. Emirates’ flights to Colombo will operate utilising the wide-body aircraft,Boeing 777-300ER. Emirates launched operations to Sri Lanka in 1986, serving the country for more than 30 years. The airline was one of the first international airlines to resume outbound passenger flights from Colombo last year – helping facilitate travel for foreign nationals and Sri Lankans. Emirates SkyCargo– the airline’s freight division – continues to support the country by maintaining vital trade links and playing a crucial role in transporting goods to and from Colombo with four weekly cargo flights.