SriLankan Airlines has implemented a series of precautionary measures to mitigate the risks from the current coronavirus epidemic in the Far East, with the safety and well-being of its valued passengers and staff being of paramount importance.
SriLankan’s cabin crew and other relevant staff have been briefed on actions to be taken on board and at airports, especially those in the Far East.
The airline is also in contact with relevant aviation and health authorities who are involved in monitoring the situation. This includes Ministry of Health and the authorities at Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport.
About SriLankan Airlines
SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier for Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, is an award-winning airline with a firm reputation as a global leader in service, comfort, safety, reliability, and punctuality. Launched in 1979, the airline’s hub is located at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo providing convenient connections to its global network (including codeshare partners) of 111 destinations in 48 countries around the world from its hub in Colombo and also connects to over 1,000 cities in 160 countries through its oneworld partner airlines. Its direct route map covers major cities across the Europe, Australia, Middle East, India, South East Asia and the Far East. The Airline operates an all Airbus fleet including a state-of-the-art A330-300 and modern A320/321neo fleet. The Airlines’ latest awards include, the World’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean, Asia’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean and Asia’s Leading Marketing Campaign at World Travel Awards 2018.