According to a release issued by the airport operator with its fleet of A320 aircraft, SriLankan Airlines would operate four days in a week- Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL, said, "We are very happy to add Sri Lanka to our ever expanding portfolio of international connections. The new service by SriLankan Airlines will help passengers from 13 catchment cities from the South and Central Indian region to have direct connectivity to Sri Lanka, which has emerged as a top tourist destination for Indians."
Most of the tourists from India visit Sri Lanka to explore its pristine beaches alongside the 1,600 km of palm fringed coastline, rich culture and especially to visit places related to the great epic Ramayana which has religious and mythological significance.
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