Fly to Paris with SriLankan Airlines

Shariq TahirWeb Editor

11th Sep, 2021. 04:32 pm
SriLankan Airlines plans to launch flights to Paris from November

SriLankan Airlines has announced new routes to Paris. From November 1, 2021, SriLankan will run scheduled flights between Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) and Paris’s Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG).

SriLankan would begin three nonstop flights to France every week, on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, using an Airbus A330-300 aircraft equipped for 269 economy and 28 business class seats.

Flight UL563 is scheduled to depart Colombo at 00:35 hrs and arrive at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport at 07:30 hrs. The flight time is approximately 11 hours and 25 minutes.

The return flight, UL564, is scheduled to depart Paris at 14:30 hrs and arrive in Colombo at 05:20 hrs the following day.

Ashok Pathirage, SriLankan Airlines Chairman said, “We are truly delighted to launch direct services between Colombo and Paris. The new route is indicative of our continuous commitment to enhance our network and the travel experience of passengers both in France and around the world.”

“This new service will allow leisure and business travelers alike to travel to and from Paris non-stop and reach their destination in less time. At a time, the world tourism trade is trying to revive, we see this as an opportunity to grow our presence and promote Sri Lanka as an ideal travel destination in a new travel landscape dotted by new guidelines for safe travel.”

 

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