SriLankan Airlines Director Harendra K. Balapatabendi together with Chief Commercial Officer Siva Ramachandran, Brand Ambassador of SriLankan and former Sri Lanka Cricket Captain Mahela Jayewardene and SriLankan Airlines Consultant Lal Perera cutting a cake minutes before the inaugural flight to Hyderabad
SriLankan Airlines has announced the launch of new services to India’s fourth largest city Hyderabad, the capital of the state of Telangana. Accordingly, the airline will be offering a four-times-a-week service to Hyderabad, connecting the state’s capital to the world through its global route network.
Hyderabad is one of three South Indian cities that SriLankan is commencing operations to from this week, together with Visakhapatnam on 8 July and Coimbatore on 16 July. With these additions, SriLankan will operate 126 flights per week to 14 cities in India, with existing services to Chennai, Trichy, Trivandrum, Mumbai, New Delhi, Gaya, Madurai, Varanasi, Kochi, Bangalore and Kolkata.
SriLankan Airlines Chief Commercial Officer Siva Ramachandran said: “We are delighted to extend our services to Hyderabad, which we believe will be an important addition to our global network. This new service reflects SriLankan’s continuous commitment in consolidating the Asian market and offering travellers seamless travel experiences with great comfort.”
Travellers to and from Hyderabad can now enjoy SriLankan award winning hospitality onboard with its ultra-modern fleet of Airbus aircraft which possess the most sophisticated in-flight entertainment systems and superior comforts. Accordingly SriLankan has deployed its brand new A320neo and A321neo aircraft on its routes to South India.
SriLankan’s new service would also allow travellers from Hyderabad to enjoy Sri Lanka’s many tourist attractions and experience for themselves the reasons why the island is fast becoming one of the most highly sought after tourism destinations in the world.
The launch of new services by SriLankan to Hyderabad would boost connectivity for the business community by providing all industries in Hyderabad, one of the largest industrial centres in India, enhanced opportunities for rapid and seamless transport of all types of cargo throughout SriLankan’s network.
SriLankan’s global route network now spans 105 cities in 47 countries. As a member of the prestigious oneworld alliance, SriLankan also offers its passengers connectivity to over 1,000 cities in 160 countries that are served by its oneworld partner airlines.