Keeping in mind the rising demand for tickets on Sri Lanka-Oman route, SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, has boosted the frequency of its flights from Muscat to Colombo by two weekly.
Offering added opportunities to fliers who regularly seek tickets for an air travel between Oman and Sri Lanka, SriLankan Airlines has announced its decision to increase the number of flights between the two destinations. Sri Lanka’s flag carrier will be increasing the flight frequency between Muscat and Colombo weekly by two, taking the total number of flights to six per week.
The carrier added the fifth flight on the route from April 5 and the sixth service on the sector would be launched on June 18. Before April 5, the carrier operated four flights weekly on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. As per reports, the fifth service will operate Fridays and the sixth on Tuesdays. The increased number of services on the route is sure to prove advantageous for travellers in Oman and Sri Lanka who seek tickets to travel between the two countries. Even tourists from the western part of the world would now have more options at their hand when they seek cheap travel tickets for Sri Lanka with a stopover in the Middle East.
A senior official with the SriLankan was quoted in news reports as saying, “We would like to extend an invitation to nationals as well as expatriates to take advantage of the excellent connectivity to the island nation which is an ideal holiday getaway. The airline also offers convenient connectivity to passengers travelling to the Far East, with the option of stopover in Sri Lanka, either during onward journey or when travelling back, at no extra cost.”
Also, holiday makers who are looking for tickets to fly to India would be offered the option of first taking a side trip to any of the Far Eastern destinations like Singapore, Bangkok, etc.