SriLankan explores opportunities for new services Australia

    SriLankan Airlines CEO Suren Ratwatte stated the carrier would explore more opportunities in Australia with new direct service to destinations including Sydney (LBO, 13-Feb-2018). Mr Ratwatte said daily Colombo-Melbourne service is witnessing strong traffic, with the route already profitable within a period of six months. Mr Ratwatte stated: “We are delighted to fulfil a long-felt need for a direct flight from Colombo to Melbourne… Following the success of this strategic decision, we will explore opportunities, for example, between Colombo and Sydney and other destinations in Australia”.