SriLankan Airlines’ flight schedule changes due to BIA runway work

Colombo, August 26. 2016: SriLankan Airlines wishes to advise its valued customers of changes to its schedule over a three-month period commencing from 06th January 2017 to 06th  April 2017, due to the closure of Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport from 0830 hours to 1630 hours each day for maintenance work on  the runway.

The following flights have been cancelled. However, SriLankan will continue to serve each of these destinations through its flights at other times of the day:

  • UL308 Colombo-Singapore and UL 309 Singapore-Colombo
  • UL127 Colombo-Chennai and UL122 Chennai-Colombo
  • UL133 Colombo-Trichy and UL132 Trichy-Colombo
  • UL115 Colombo-Male and UL102 Male-Colombo
  • UL167 Colombo-Cochin and UL166 Cochin-Colombo
  • UL173 Colombo-Bangalore and UL174 Bangalore-Colombo

The following flights have been shifted to alternate times of the day:

  • UL868 Colombo-Beijing.
  • UL866 Colombo-Shanghai.
  • UL402 Colombo-Bangkok and UL403 Bangkok-Colombo
  • UL318 Colombo-Kuala Lumpur and UL319 Kuala Lumpur-Colombo
  • UL306 Colombo-Singapore and UL307 Singapore-Colombo
  • UL161 Colombo-Trivandrum and UL162 Trivandrum -Colombo
  • UL195 Colombo-New Delhi and UL196 New Delhi-Colombo
  • UL183 Colombo-Karachi and UL184 Karachi-Colombo
  • UL503 Colombo-London and UL504 London-Colombo (From 05th January UL 504 will operate as London-Malé -Colombo)
  • UL281 Colombo-Jeddah and UL282 Jeddah-Colombo

Passengers who have already booked tickets on any of the above flights should contact their travel agent or the nearest SriLankan Airlines ticket office for details on revised times and/or alternative routings.

SriLankan Airlines regrets any inconvenience to its passengers caused due to these arrangements that have been made under unavoidable circumstances. The closure of BIA affects flights of all airlines that operate to BIA during the scheduled time of maintenance work. The airline is not the operator of the airport and has no control over the scheduled maintenance works.


 Affected Route

 Flight No.

 Existing Schedule

 Proposed Schedule


 UL 868/9

 CMB DEP            1335L

 PEK ARR/DEP     2305L/0020L

 CMB ARR            0540L

 CMB DEP              0800L

 PEK ARR/DEP      1730L/0020L

 CMB ARR             0545L


 UL 866/7

 CMB DEP              1330L

 PVG ARR/DEP      2230L/0020L

 CMB ARR              0535L

 CMB DEP              0800L

 PVG ARR/DEP      1655L/0020L

 CMB ARR              0545L


 UL 402/3

 CMB DEP              0140L

 BKK ARR/DEP      0635L/0900L

 CMB ARR             1055L

 CMB DEP              2330L

 BKK ARR/DEP      0425L/0525L

 CMB ARR              0720L


 UL 318/9

 CMB DEP             0040L

 KUL ARR/DEP     0655L/0850L

 CMB ARR             0945L

 CMB DEP             2330L

 KUL ARR/DEP     0545L/0645L

 CMB ARR             0745L


 UL 306/7

 CMB DEP              0100L

 SIN ARR/DEP       0730/0945L

 CMB ARR             1105L

 CMB DEP              1945L

 SIN ARR/DEP       0215L/0335L

 CMB ARR             0455L


 UL 161/2

 CMB DEP             0745L

 TRV ARR/DEP     0845/0945L

 CMB ARR             1045L

 CMB DEP             1905L

 TRV ARR/DEP     2000/2100L

 CMB ARR             2200L


 UL 195/6

 CMB DEP             1400L

 DEL ARR/DEP     1735/1835L

 CMB ARR             2210L

 CMB DEP             0815L

 DEL ARR/DEP     1150/1345L

 CMB ARR             1720L


 UL 183/4

 CMB DEP            1325L

 KHI ARR/DEP     1620/1720L

 CMB ARR            2105L

 CMB DEP            1925L

 KHI ARR/DEP     2220/0120L

 CMB ARR             0510L


 UL 503/4

 CMB DEP             1250L

 LHR ARR/DEP     1910/2040L

 CMB ARR             1240L

 CMB DEP              0820L                 

 LHR ARR/DEP     1440L/2210L     

 MLE ARR/DEP     1330L/1440L    

 CMB ARR             1635L                 


 UL 281/2

 CMB DEP            1445L

 JED ARR/DEP     1845/2000L

 CMB ARR            0425L

 CMB DEP            1630L

 JED ARR/DEP     2030/2200L

 CMB ARR             0625L


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