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SriLankan Airlines

SriLankan Airlines

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About SriLankan Airlines

IATA code


ICAO code


SriLankan headquarters

Katunayake - Sri Lanka

Main operational airport

Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)

Number of destinations covered by SriLankan Airlines


Most popular destination


Most popular routes


Year of establishment


Parent company

Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation

Popular fleet 

Airbus A330 - 300, Airbus A330 - 200, Airbus A320/A321, Airbus A320/A321neo,

Srilanka Airways official website

SriLankan Airlines is the National Carrier of the country. The Sri Lankan Airline was initially established to increase awareness of Sri Lanka and boost tourism. Travelers who book SriLankan Airlines will enjoy a wide array of services. Furthermore, the airline is renowned for comfort, safety, reliability, and punctuality. 

Srilankan Airlines booking is available through Almosafer.

Besides the seamless booking experience, SriLankan Airlines offer an online check-in facility to save the passengers time at the airport. Check Srilankan Airlines ticket prices and catch the best deals and offers on Almosafer mobile app on App Store, Google Play, or Huawei App Gallery

The SriLankan Airlines Frequent Flyer Programme

FlySmiLes is the newest member of the Oneworld airline alliance. It, thus, offers privileges from 13 partner airlines, over 600 lounges, and 1000 destinations around the world. Members earn miles every time they travel with Sri Lankan Airways or any of the Oneworld partner airlines. The same applies to redeeming the miles. In other words, FlySmiLes ensures luxury as well as plenty of benefits and rewards for its members.

SriLankan Airlines Fleet 

SriLankan Airlines operates a fleet of Airbus aircraft, as follows:

Aircraft Model

Number of Aircraft

Airbus A330-300


Airbus A330


Airbus A320


Airbus A321 - 231


Airbus A320 NEO


Airbus A321 NEO


SriLankan Cargo 

SriLankan Cargo, the cargo division of Sri Lanka Airline, operates 27 aircraft of modern Airbus, as follows:

Aircraft Model

Number of Aircraft







A320-321 Neo


SriLankan Cargo delivers shipments to 111 destinations in 48 countries. It delivers various products, including perishables, valuables, couriers, dangerous goods, and livestock.

One-stop service is also available to any destination worldwide. This enables customers to hand over personal goods (up to 100 kgs). 

With SriLankan Cargo, fast delivery is guaranteed. SkyChain, the automated cargo tracking system, even ensures live tracking of all shipments until delivery.

SriLankan Airlines Recognitions and Awards

Award Year

Award Type


World's Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean by World Travel Awards


Asia's Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean by World Travel Awards


World's Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean by World Travel Awards


Asia's Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean by World Travel Awards


4-star rating in the Major Airline category by APEX Awards

(Awards & Recognitions)

SriLankan Airlines services for Economy Class and Business Class

Economy Class

  • In-flight meals
  • Refreshments
  • Pre-ordered meals
  • In-flight entertainment
  • ِA variety of video games

Business Class

  • In-flight entertainment
  • 15.4-inch screens
  • Relaxing mood lighting & flat bed on selected flights
  • A wide variety of meal options
  • Priority check-in
  • Access to the Serendib Lounge
  • Amenity kit

SriLankan Airlines Baggage Allowance

Carry-on baggage

Cabin Class 

Maximum Weight

Business Class 

7 kg (maximum 2 pieces)

Economy Class 

7 kg (maximum 1 piece)

*Dimensions: 56cm x 36cm x 23cm (115cm)

Checked Baggage Weight Policy 

Cabin Class

Maximum Weight


Business Class


158cm/ 62 inch

Economy Class


158cm/ 62 inch

Infant -All classes


115 cm/ 45 inch

SriLankan Airlines Check-in Information

SriLankan airlines offer online check-in on the official website and mobile app between 48 hours and 2 hours before flight departure. You may also choose your seat and print your boarding pass through this service.

Passengers with only hand luggage can head directly to the boarding gate with the e-boarding pass 45 minutes before departure time.

For passengers with checked baggage, they should head to the Baggage Drop-Off / Online Check-in Counter with the e-boarding pass 90 minutes before departure time. 


  • Check-in counters at the airport close 1 hour prior to departure
  • Checking in through the mobile app is only available in English

Important Notice

Passengers flying from several cities including Kuwait, Jeddah, Muscat, Qatar, and Riyadh are required to present the boarding pass at the airport check-in counter instead of the soft copy issued by the web check-in. 
*See the official website for the full list. 

FAQs for SriLankan Airlines

  • Does SriLankan Airlines allow web check-in?

    Yes, SriLankan Airlines allows web check-in.

  • Does SriLankan Airlines provide online seat selection?

    Yes, SriLankan Airlines offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • Can I cancel my flight on SriLankan Airlines?

    Almosafer would help you with cancellations. Make sure to check our cancellation policy before making any changes. Furthermore, Cancellation information can be found via your booking details.

  • How can I find cheap SriLankan Airlines flights?

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  • Does SriLankan Airlines offer priority boarding?

    SriLankan Airlines provide priority boarding to business and first-class passengers, passengers with frequent flyer status or loyalty program members, and passengers with disabilities or special needs.

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