SriLankan Airlines was recently awarded the title of Leading International Airline – South Asia at the South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) held in Bangalore, India on October 10, 2023. Additionally, SriLankan also secured the title of Leading Airline Class – Business Class at the same event. SATA is widely regarded as thes travel industry awards in the region and aims to recognize the most outstanding performers in South Asia’s hospitality and travel industry on an annual basis. The winners aredustry professionals and passengers who have experienced their services. most prestigiou chosen based on the votes of industry professionals and passengers who have experienced their services.
Having also received the accolade of ‘Visitors Choice – Airline of the Year’ at last year’s SATA, SriLankan Airlines continues to prove its enviable position in South Asia with this year’s dual wins. SriLankan currently operates 140 flights between Colombo and multiple South Asian cities across India, the Maldives, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal on a weekly basis.
Ravindran V, Regional Manager India, Bangladesh & Nepal of SriLankan Airlines commented on the wins stating, “We are profoundly happy to have our efforts valued by our South Asian associates. This region has been key to our progress and represents a significant percentage of SriLankan Airlines’ operations. Being recognized inspires us to remain and grow as a trailblazer in South Asia and give our customers the best in Sri Lankan service and connectivity as we move forward into the future.”
The airline’s extensive South Asian network covers key points pan India including Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi; Karachi and Lahore in Pakistan; Kathmandu in Nepal; and Dhaka in Bangladesh. SriLankan Airlines is moreover the only international carrier to operate to both Male and Gan Island in the Maldives to date, making it a preferred choice of passengers heading from Europe, the Middle East, India and the Far East to the picturesque Maldives.