SriLankan Airlines welcomes the launch, as part of a concerted attempt to increase tourism in the Indian Ocean island nation, of the free visa on arrival unit that the Government of Sri Lanka is providing to residents of 48 nations in Australasia, Europe, and North America from 1 August for a period of six months.
The following countries are: Australia, Hungary, the Philippines, Austria, Iceland, Poland, Belgium, India, Portugal, Bulgaria, Indonesia, Romania, Cambodia, Ireland, Russia, Canada, Israel, Singapore, China, Italy, Slovakia, Croatia, Japan, Slovenia, Cyprus, Latvia, South Korea, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Spain, Denmark, Luxembourg, Sweden, Estonia, Malaysia, Finland, Malta, Thailand, France, Switzerland, Switzerland.
Travelers taking advantage of this facility could travel on their modern aircraft fleet with the recent comforts such as Business Class flatbeds and advanced in-flight entertainment complementing their world-class service with Sri Lanka’s domestic carrier. The airline has won a number of latest global prizes at the World Travel Awards, including’ World’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean;’ and’ Asia’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean’ at the Asia & Australasia World Travel Awards.
A part of the Oneworld worldwide airline partnership, SriLankan Airlines runs a route network of 111 towns in 48 nations from its Colombo hub and also connects through its Oneworld partner airlines to over 1,000 towns in 160 nations.