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SriLankan Airlines Unveils New Office in Trivandrum

SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, unveiled its new office in Trivandrum today (13 May 2024), marking the beginning of a new partnership with Translanka Air Travels Pvt. Ltd. as the appointed General Sales Agent (GSA) for South Kerala. This exciting move signifies the airlines commitment to strengthening its presence in Southern Kerala and delivering an enhanced service to passengers from the Pathanamthitta; Kollam; Varkala; Kovalam; Marthandam; Nagercoil; and Tirunelveli areas.
SriLankan Airlines, renowned for its expansive network in India, initiated flights to
Trivandrum in April 1980. Since then, SriLankan has maintained consistent connections
between Trivandrum and Colombo and a plethora of global destinations via Colombo
including the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Australia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab
Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Male, Singapore and many others. SriLankan Airlines currently
operates four weekly flights between Trivandrum and Colombo, specifically on Mondays,
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
“44 years ago, SriLankan Airlines was one of the first international airlines to launch flights
to Trivandrum, and we have not looked back since. It has been our absolute privilege to
serve the people of Southern Kerala and Trivandrum and connect them with the world
through our comprehensive flight service that comes with a touch of true Sri Lankan
hospitality. I am confident that this new partnership will enable us to take our service to
even greater heights in the future,” commented Head of Worldwide Sales and Distribution
of SriLankan Airlines, Dimuthu Tennakoon.
With Sri Lanka being the closest international destination to South Kerala and Trivandrum,
the country remains one of the most preferred holiday spots among Keralites. The
increasing number of Indians visiting Sri Lanka only illustrates its growing popularity.
Besides the welcoming cozy familiarity between the cultures, Sri Lanka offers an
abundance of unique sights, cuisine, and experiences that can only be found in its local
milieu.
The airline anticipates serving customers in South Kerala and Trivandrum with a renewed
focus on service delivery in partnership with its new GSA and office. Head of Worldwide
Sales and Distribution of SriLankan Airlines; Regional Manager for India, Bangladesh and
Nepal of SriLankan Airlines, Fawzan Fareid; Area Manager Trivandrum of SriLankan Airlines,
Sandun Jayasinghe; and the Managing Director of Translanka Air Travels, B. Ramesh Kumar
attended the inauguration of the office and affirmed the airline’s enduring commitment to
its customers in the region.

About SriLankan Airlines
SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of 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 and reliability.
Launched in 1979, the airlines hub is located at Bandaranaike International Airport in
Colombo providing convenient connections to its global network (including codeshare
partners) of 115 destinations in 59 countries around the world. Its direct route map covers
major cities across the Europe, Australia, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, 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 latest accolades won by the Airline include, PATA Gold Awards 2023- Marketing
Carrier, APEX IFSA Best Inflight Food or Beverage 2024 Award- Sri Lankan Flavours,2023
APEX Passenger Choice Awards® -for Best Food & Beverage in Central/Southern Asia and
Best Seat Comfort in Central/Southern Asia, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
(SMBR) Global Aviation Awards-Best Aviation Sustainability Programme (Mathaka
upcycling project), World’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean title for the sixth
consecutive time and Asia’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean title for the fifth
consecutive time at World Travel Awards 2021, and PATA Gold Awards 2021-Marketing Carrier.
For more information visit www.srilankan.com

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