Just a short update:
SriLankan Airlines will RESUME it's flight from CMB to KWI (think via DXB
) from tomorrow, the 26th March 2003.
A press release enclosed:
SriLankan Airlines to resume flights to Kuwait
SriLankan Airlines will resume flights to Kuwait from tomorrow, 26 March 2003.
"Flights were temporarily suspended with the outbreak of war in Iraq," says SriLankan's Head of Commercial G T Jeyaseelan. "The situation is now conducive to our resuming operations."
Flight timings of the Dubai and Kuwait flights have been revised and are as follows:
SriLankan Airlines flight UL
227 will leave Colombo at 1300 hours and arrive in Dubai at 1530 hours. The flight will leave Dubai at 1615 hours and arrive in Kuwait at 1700 hours.
The return flight UL228 will leave Kuwait at 1800 hours and arrive in Dubai at 2050 hours. The flight will leave Dubai at 2300 hours and arrive in Colombo at 0515 hours the next day.
These revised timings will prevail till Friday, March 28, when new timings will be publicized.
Jeyaseelan added that operations to Kuwait are subject to review based on any developments in the Middle East.
"The situation is being monitored on a 24-hour basis to ensure the safety of our passengers and crew," he said.
SriLankan Airlines passengers travelling to Kuwait are requested to contact the airline's reservations office on 421161, 073 3344 or 073 5500 before leaving for the airport.
Corporate Communications department
SriLankan Airlines Ltd
March 25, 2003