SriLankan celebrates 40 years with special fares

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SriLankan Airlines is celebrating 40 years of flying with a massive year-long travel fest starting tomorrow, 1 September, with special discounted fares to online destinations throughout its route network on its official website

The first promotion is being launched immediately with a very special Economy and Business class discount exclusively on that is offered on 1, 2 and 3 September, for travel anytime over a nine-month period from 20 September to 15 July 2020.

Travellers get to fly enjoying SriLankan’s fleet of modern aircraft with latest comforts such as flatbeds in Business Class and sophisticated in-flight entertainment that complement its world class service. 

Sign up as a subscriber on the airline’s website via from anywhere in the world to be entitled to exciting promotions that will be offered exclusively for subscribers at different times throughout the next 12 months.

The National Carrier was launched on 1 September 1979 and has carried hundreds of millions of foreign visitors into Sri Lanka and an even larger number of Sri Lankans to over a hundred destinations overseas. 

It remains the largest airline operating to Sri Lanka, and is one of the most important logistics links for the country’s economy, carrying imports, exports, mail and much more. It is also the largest airline into the Maldives and the largest foreign airline to India.

A member of the oneworld global airline partnership, SriLankan Airlines celebrated its 5th anniversary with oneworld in May. SriLankan Airlines operates a route network of 109 cities in 48 countries from its hub in Colombo and also connects to over 1,000 cities in 160 countries through its oneworld partner airlines. 

The airline has won a string of recent international awards including ‘World’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean’ at the World Travel Awards; and ‘Asia’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean’ at World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia.