|Airline||SriLankan Airlines||Major Routes||Bandaranaike International Airport to and from Narita International Airport, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, London Heathrow to Colombo, Dubai International Airport, Suvarnabhumi International Airport.|
|Official Site||http://www.srilankan.com/en_uk/jp||Check-In Counter||
|Year Established||1979||Main Destinations||Paris, London, Rome, Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Beijing, Tokyo.|
|Frequent Flyer Program||FlySmiLes|
SriLankan Airlines is the national airline of Sri Lanka. The airline is headquartered at Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo, which also serves as its main hub. SriLankan Airlines was established in 1979 when the original national carrier, Air Ceylon, was terminated. The airline is currently rated by customers as one of the leading airlines in the world despite only having a three-star Skytrax rating.
SriLankan Airlines displays checked baggage allowance clearly on paper tickets and e-tickets. For most routes, Economy Class passengers are allowed checked baggage of up to 30kg/66lbs. Business Class passengers are allowed up to 40kg/88lbs of checked baggage for most routes with SriLankan Airlines. For routes to and from North, Central and South America Economy Class passengers are allowed two pieces of checked baggage at 23kg/50lbs each and 32kg/70lbs for Business Class passengers.
Dimensions for checked baggage with SriLankan Airlines should be under 158cm (length + height + width added together.)
The carry-on baggage with SriLankan Airlines is one piece of baggage with a weight limit of 7kg/15lbs for Economy Class passengers. Business Class passengers may bring two pieces of carry-on luggage.
Dimensions for carry-on baggage with SriLankan Airlines should be under 115cm (length + height + width added together.)
SriLankan Airlines offers a competitive Business Class experience, especially on longer haul flights. Most of their planes were fitted with new and improved business class seating in recent years with plenty of space and fully reclining seats.
SriLankan Airlines Economy Class is highly rated as one of the best experiences for standard economy. The cabin crew are usually very pleasant and happy to help in all classes and SriLankan Airlines does well in paying attention to extra details.
SriLankan Airline’s mileage program is called “FlySmiLes” allowing frequent flyers to earn miles and points. Miles are earned based on the ticket class, ticket fare, and distance travelled per air ticket. The miles that are accumulated on the air ticket can be redeemed to upgrade to a higher class on selected flights, and allows access to Sri Lankan Airlines airport lounge, priority baggage handling, extra baggage allowance, special check-in counters at the airport, and more.
SriLankan is part of the oneworld alliance and partners with airlines such as British Airways, JAL and American Airlines.
Sri Lankan Airlines offers online check-in which is available 24 hours to 2 hours prior to departure. The online check-in can be accessed through the Sri Lankan Airline website.