Mihin Lanka commences services from Hambantota in Sri Lanka to Gaya in north-eastern India.
Five million passengers travel in Sri Lanka every year providing for an attractive market. Turkish Airlines is the latest global carrier to set up shop on the island, but a new domestic operator is scheduled to launch soon, too.
Mihin Lanka launches flights from Sri Lankan Colombo to Delhi, Varanasi and Gaya.
Mihin Lanka launches new route from Colombo to Madurai in southern India.
Mihin Lanka launches five-weekly services from Colombo to Bahrain.
Mihin Lanka now flies from Colombo in Sri Lanka to Sharjah. This is the low-cost airline’s second route to the U.A.E.
Increased stability is clue to Colombo’s success in attracting new services; cricket World Cup will boost 2011 traffic
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An entire 54 new routes launched in the last week! Basel, Delhi and Rome Fiumicino saw the most new routes, but we have a full report from all over the world. And most importantly, lots of great pictures to go with it!
A quiet time for new route launches as for western carriers the summer peak is well under way. But we still have new routes involving airports in Australia, Belarus, China, Colombia, Congo, El Salvador, India, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Sweden and Thailand.
We found 15 airlines who this week took the plunge and started (or in some cases re-started) new routes. These include new domestic services in Australia, Russia and the USA plus international routes involving Brazil, Croatia, Germany, India, Italy, Malaysia, Morocco, Netherlands, Panama, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Ukraine, USA and Venezuela.
Another 17 new routes were started around the world this week by Azul (Brazil), BA (UK), Cebu Pacific (Philippines), Cimber Air (Denmark), Eastern Airways (UK), easyJet (UK), JAL (Japan), Mihin Lanka (Sri Lanka), Oman Air (Oman), Turkish Airlines (Turkey), Vivaaerobus (Mexico) and VLM (Netherlands).