SriLankan Airlines was crowned the “World’s Leading Airline Operating to the Indian Ocean Region in 2016” at the prestigious 23 rd annual World Travel Awards held in Maldives.
SriLankan Airlines completed the launch of services to 11 more cities around the Indian Ocean. It has also received the title of “Best Full Service Airline in Central and South Asia” for the second consecutive year at the Future Travel Experience Asia Awards 2016 in Singapore.
The awards took into consideration the preferences of more than 1.1 million travelers and persons in the global travel industry who voted online throughout 2016. It has the largest foreign airline network in India with over 100 flights to 11 cities and is also the largest international airline serving the Maldives, with 25 flights per week.
SriLankan’s global network covers 101 cities in 47 countries. As a member of the oneworld global airline alliance, SriLankan also connects its passengers to oneworld’s worldwide network of more than 1,000 destinations in 160 countries.
The airline has been rapidly modernizing its all-Airbus fleet with the addition of seven brand new wide body A330-300 aircraft in 2016 and is to take delivery of five ultramodern A320neo and A321neo aircraft in 2017. Passengers now enjoy a service with comfortable seats, state of the art entertainment systems, excellent in-flight cuisine, and flight attendants famed for their warmth and caring.