Today, 12 July 2017, SriLankan Airlines launched its non-stop flight between the city of pearls -Hyderabad and the island country.
With its fleet of A320 aircraft, SriLankan Airlines operates four days in a week, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday service to Colombo.
Sri Lanka is a popular tourist destination in South Asia. India is the No 1 source market for arrival of foreign tourists in Sri Lanka. The short duration non-stop flights of about 2 hours and convenient flight timings from Hyderabad will entice tourists especially the large section of young travellers in and around Hyderabad to explore Sri Lanka as a popular weekend getaway.