Articles Tagged ‘SriLankan Airlines’

Seychelles seat capacity up 27% thanks to the arrival of Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines; Asia and Europe lead growth

Seychelles seat capacity up 27% thanks to the arrival of Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines; Asia and Europe lead growth

The Seychelles has welcomed Qatar Airways from Doha and Turkish Airlines from Istanbul Atatürk in the past year, with both contributing to the 27% increase in weekly seat capacity to the Indian Ocean nation this summer. We take a closer look to discover the secret behind the Seychelles’ sudden growth surge.  

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – choose the winner from the 16 baked beauties from the start of W16/17

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – choose the winner from the 16 baked beauties from the start of W16/17

Forget having to decide between Trump or Clinton – this is the only thing worth winning this month – anna.aero’s W16/17 Cake of the Week vote. The bi-annual competition was won by Cluj-Napoca Airport in Romania at the start of S16, but who will secure the majority of votes this time around?

SriLankan Airlines returns to Muscat (again)

SriLankan Airlines returns to Muscat (again)

SriLankan Airlines resumes service between Colombo and Muscat; competes with Oman Air.


American Airlines leads the oneworld charge with 36% of alliance capacity; Dallas/Fort Worth is largest hub; LHR – HKG is #1 for ASKs

American Airlines leads the oneworld charge with 36% of alliance capacity; Dallas/Fort Worth is largest hub; LHR – HKG is #1 for ASKs

The oneworld alliance covers a network of 1,000+ airports and 3,600+ routes on a fleet of 3,571 aircraft. Last year, around 3.5 billion people flew around the world according to IATA, with 558 million flying on a oneword airline. This means that around 15%-16% of air travellers last year flew on a oneworld member aircraft. […]

Riga Airport celebrates winning first Cake of the Week Award of 2016

Riga Airport celebrates winning first Cake of the Week Award of 2016

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, SriLankan Airlines retires its last A340, while Dublin celebrates a US preclearance passenger milestone. More news also from Lyon Airport.

anna.aero meets SriLankan Airlines Chairman, Ajith Dias, at World Travel Market to discuss the airline’s development in emerging markets

anna.aero meets SriLankan Airlines Chairman, Ajith Dias, at World Travel Market to discuss the airline’s development in emerging markets

During his recent visit to London, SriLankan Airline’s Chairman, Ajith Dias, met up with anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Jonathan Ford, to discuss the current emerging markets for SriLankan, and why China is now the number one destination from Sri Lanka. Dias also discusses the potential new markets for the oneworld member, and why the airline is […]


Pakistan sees a rise in seat capacity of 23%; flydubai is fastest growing airline while UAE is top foreign country market

Pakistan sees a rise in seat capacity of 23%; flydubai is fastest growing airline while UAE is top foreign country market

Pakistan has seen an increase in seat capacity over the past 12 months of just over 23%. anna.aero investigates to see which country markets have witnessed the greatest growth as a result of seat capacity increases, and which airports are experiencing the greatest growth.

Omani market grows by 10% in 11 years; Oman Air expands internationally with Manila

Omani market grows by 10% in 11 years; Oman Air expands internationally with Manila

Situated south of the United Arab Emirates, holding a strategically important position at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, Oman is served by four commercial airports providing scheduled airline services in 2014. With the country’s main gateway at Muscat commanding 91% of weekly seat capacity in Oman, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this dynamic […]

oneworld member SriLankan Airlines is big in India and growing in China; London Heathrow is still #1 route for ASKs

oneworld member SriLankan Airlines is big in India and growing in China; London Heathrow is still #1 route for ASKs

The newest member of the oneworld alliance, the Sri Lankan flag-carrier joined on 1 May 2014. We reveal how the airline has grown since 2000 and what its biggest routes are in terms of ASKs and flights.


SriLankan Airlines adds Kunming to Chinese network

SriLankan Airlines adds Kunming to Chinese network

SriLankan Airlines takes on China Eastern Airlines in serving Colombo-Kunming market.

Boeing stays in lead over Airbus as it delivers 61 units in October, SriLankan Airlines receives its first A330-300

Boeing stays in lead over Airbus as it delivers 61 units in October, SriLankan Airlines receives its first A330-300

Following a record September, both Airbus and Boeing handed over fewer airframes this October, with a combined total of 111 units. While SriLankan Airlines received its first A330-300, the American manufacturer is likely to have won this year’s delivery race, as Boeing leads by 96 units this October.

SriLankan Airlines launches three routes from Hambantota

SriLankan Airlines launches three routes from Hambantota

SriLankan Airlines connects Hambantota Airport with Malé and Colombo; extends Bangkok service to Shanghai Pudong