Aeroflot to re-launch flights to Sri LankaStaff Writer | September 4, 2018
Aeroflot will re-launch regular non-stop flights to Sri Lanka's capital Colombo from Oct. 28, Sri Lanka's government information department said on Tuesday.
Airline The nine-hour flights will boost inbound tourism
The nine-hour flights will boost inbound tourism from Russia to Sri Lanka and will also be a major boost for business travel to the island country, the information department said.
It will also promote Colombo as a vital transit destination.
In addition to Aeroflot, the information department said several other major foreign airlines have also expressed an interest in flying to Sri Lanka while many existing operators have added extra capacity via bigger aircraft. ■