SriLankan has mutual code-share services with Etihad Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Air Canada, Royal Jordanian, Alitalia and Mihin Lanka. Air India and Saudi Arabian Airlines, also code-share on some of SriLankan’s routes.
Board of Directors
|Mr. Nishantha Wickremasinghe||- Chairman|
|Mr. Kapila Chandrasena||- Director|
|Mr. Nihal Jayamanne, PC||- Director|
|Mr. Shameendra Rajapaksa||- Director|
|Mr. Manilal Fernando||- Director|
|Ms. Lakshmi Kumari Sangakkara||- Director|
|Mr. Sanath Ukwatte||- Director|
|Mr. Susantha Ratnayake||- Director|
SriLankan operates a fleet of 22 aircraft – including wide-bodied A340 and A330 aircraft, and mid-range A320s.
|- Airbus A340–300||6 aircraft|
|- Airbus A330-200||7 aircraft|
|- Airbus A320-200||8 aircraft|
|- De Havilland Twin Otter (floatplanes)||1 aircraft|
The SriLankan fleet contains luxurious seats that have ample pitch and width. Seating is in a two-class system of Business and Economy. Business classes on long-haul aircraft are equipped with flat-bed seats. The AVOD in-flight entertainment system has the latest Audio / Video On Demand function with games etc. Complementing this facility are the wide screens with superior high resolution picture quality for infinite viewing pleasure. Also available is the air-show with forward and downward cameras; and video games in most seats.
SriLankan has consistently achieved very high marks for excellence, especially in polls of global travellers. The awards include:
Through its website www.srilankan.com the airline provides Online Booking, Ticketing and Check-in facilities that give passengers the convenience of planning their travel experience through any PC or laptop.
SriLankan Cargo has been expanding its services rapidly, using Colombo as a “Hub in the Ocean” to link the fast-growing economies of the South Asia with Europe, the Middle, Southeast Asia and the Far East. For information visit www.srilankancargo.com
SriLankan Airlines provides ground services for all airlines that operate through Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport, and has gained a reputation with customer airlines for excellence in friendly and efficient service. For information visit http://www.srilankan.com/ground-handling/corporate/corporate-profile.htm
SriLankan Holidays is the leisure arm of the airline, which promotes travel to and from Sri Lanka, and also within all points throughout the airline’s network. SriLankan Holidays partners many leading hotels, tour operators and other tourism related organisations to give travellers a wide selection of holiday opportunities with an all-inclusive concept, which includes customized packages. SriLankan Holidays won the prestigious title of Best Outbound Tour Operator at the Presidential Awards for Travel and Tourism in 2008 and in 2009. For information visit www.srilankan-holidays.com
SriLankan Airlines’ frequent flyer programme, ‘FlySmiLes’ promises a wide range of exciting rewards for passengers with a global network of local and international partners which include:
FlySmiLes has three tiers of membership – Gold, Silver, and Blue. All members can redeem their miles for rewards such as free air tickets and upgrades on the airline’s own and partner airline flights. Miles can also be earned for spend with all partners. They also have a wide range of other benefits such as pre-assigned seating, priority confirmation, etc. For more information visit www.flysmiles.com
Sri Lanka is a popular destination for business events in the South Asian region. The airline has a separate department for MICE Tourism (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions) that works with local partners to arrange many types of events.
SriLankan has a special focus on sports tourism and supports all major sporting events in Sri Lanka. The airline also sponsors Surfing classics in Sri Lanka and the Maldives; the International Rugby Sevens; the SriLankan Golf Classic in Sri Lanka; and co-sponsors several events that focus arts and culture.
SriLankan’s International Aviation Academy (IAA), caters to manpower requirements of airlines, airports, travel agents, and other aviation industry organizations. It is accredited with the International Airline Training Association (IATA), Director General Civil Aviation (DGCA), Sri Lankan Institute of Marketing (SLIM), University of Moratuwa and the Travel Agents’ Association of Sri Lanka (TAASL).
IAA, has been recognized by IATA as one of its‘Top Ten’ Authorized Training Centres in South Asia. In August 2012, IAA opened its first overseas branch in Maldives. IATA courses offered by IAA:
SriLankan Airlines’ courses offered by IAA:
For information visit www.srilankan.com/iaa
The SriLankan Technical Training School, which is certified to the EASA 147 standard by the European aviation body, provides comprehensive basic and aircraft type training for both internal engineers as well as external individuals. It is also accredited by the aviation authorities of Pakistan and the Maldives.
The community development arm of the airline, SriLankan Cares actively participates in fundraising and charity activities, with its main focus being the Empowerment of Children. SriLankan Cares has carried out major development projects in three rural schools in the country, providing buildings and infrastructure such as classrooms, libraries, and computer labs.