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As per the airline’s current update, SriLankan Airlines has relaunched flights between Colombo and Jeddah on August 15, 2023, and had flown a group of Umrah Pilgrims from Tiruchirappalli, India on the inaugural flight to Jeddah.

Jeddah, a city in Saudi Arabia, is a gateway to the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah.

SriLankan now offers a thrice weekly service from Colombo to Jeddah every Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday with connections for Indian Umrah Pilgrims across the cities of Trichy, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Trivandrum, Chennai and Madurai.

IndiGo expands to Central Asia, new flights to Tashkent & Almaty from September

Effective September 22, IndiGo will connect Delhi and Tashkent in Uzbekistan with four times weekly direct flights. The city becomes the airline’s 31st international and 110th overall. From the very next day, IndiGo will commence new connection between Delhi and Almaty, effective September 23. The city will become IndiGo’s 32nd international destination with three times weekly direct flights.

The airline additionally operates daily from Colombo to Dammam and Riyadh, extending further convenient connections to Saudi Arabia for Indian travellers.The National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, SriLankan Airlines currently holds the highest attainable Diamond rating at the APEX Health and Safety Audit. Currently, SriLankan serves more than 100 destinations across the globe.

  • Published On Aug 18, 2023 at 06:27 PM IST

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