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ETIHAD AIRWAYS ANNOUNCES CASABLANCA AS NEW BOEING 787 DREAMLINER DESTINATION

Abu Dhabi, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE) – Etihad Airways is to operate its flagship Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the Abu Dhabi – Casablanca route, effective 1 May 2018. Casablanca will be the first North African destination to be served by Etihad Airways’ next generation aircraft which...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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Findmyfare partners NDB for exclusive promotions

Sri Lanka’s largest online travel company Findmyfare has partnered with NDB bank to offer a range of exclusive promotions via www.findmyfare.com Unveiled in December 2017, the first of these exclusive NDB bank promotions is the “Fly to Singapore for LKR 1,000 + Taxes”...
Posted On 17 Dec 2017
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Emirates celebrates holiday season with special Christmas treats

Emirates is spreading the festive joy with treats across all cabin classes this December. Customers travelling for the holidays will enjoy several Christmas specials both on the ground and on board from food to entertainment. Festive menus are back In addition to the regionally...
Posted On 17 Dec 2017
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Uga Escapes’ Uga Bay and Chena Huts win two South Asian Travel Awards

Uga Bay and Chena Huts, part of Sri Lanka’s leading boutique hotel chain Uga Escapes’,recently brought home two South Asian travel awards at the South Asian Travel Awards, 2017 The Uga Escapes hotel chain, one of the island’s most diverse, exclusive and opulent, swept away two...
Posted On 15 Dec 2017
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Hemas Travels opens in Kandy

Hemas Travels (Pvt) Ltd, one of Sri Lanka’s leading outbound, IATA-approved travel agencies which has been in operation since 1979, recently opened its first-ever branch out of Colombo, in Kandy. Strategically located at 53, Kings Street, (close to the Dalada Maligawa), the new...
Posted On 10 Dec 2017
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PickMe uses its local intelligence to introduce a unique pricing structure for three-wheelers

Reduces fares by 6% to Rs.33 per KM, reiterates commitment to deliver excellence for customers    In a strategic move to bring greater benefits for drivers and patrons, homegrown taxi hailing service PickMe reduced its three-wheeler fares to Rs.33 per kilometer, from a previous...
Posted On 08 Dec 2017
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Edelweiss/SWISS to open a new direct flight between Zurich (Switzerland) and Colombo

Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure airline and sister company of Swiss International Air Lines, is further expanding its route network to Asia. From 3rd November 2018 the airline will offer seasonal flights between Zurich and Colombo. An Edelweiss Airbus A340-300 will fly...
Posted On 07 Dec 2017
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ETIHAD AIRWAYS MARKS START OF GRAND PRIX WITH SPECTACULAR A380 FLY-PAST

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, once again marked the start of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with a low-level fly-past over Yas Marina Circuit. The fly-past has become synonymous with the race with the...
Posted On 28 Nov 2017
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Emirates Group releases 2016/17 Annual Environmental Report

The Emirates Group, comprising Emirates airline and dnata, has published its seventh annual Environmental Report which outlines the Group’s environmental performance for the financial year 2016-2017. Audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the report presents environmental...
Posted On 28 Nov 2017
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Oman Air B737 MAX fleet to fly with Thales AVANT IFE System

Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman signed an agreement with Thales on the sidelines of the Dubai Airshow, to equip its B737 MAX fleet for developing its Inflight entertainment systems. As one of the respected airlines of the  region  with a focus on service...
Posted On 28 Nov 2017
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THE NEXT BIG WAVE IN THE EAST – JETWING SURF, POTTUVIL POINT

Setting a benchmark in eco-tourism and hospitality, Jetwing Hotels introduces the award winning eco-luxury surf resort, Jetwing Surf in Pottuvil Point. Built on minimum carbon footprint this Jetwing Symphony invested property recently received the award for the Best Hotel...
Posted On 26 Nov 2017
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ETIHAD AIRWAYS MARKS OPENING OF LOUVRE ABU DHABI WITH SPECTACULAR A380 FLY-BY

‘From Abu Dhabi to the World’ – Airline celebrates capital’s new architectural wonder Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Hundreds of visitors from around the world, attending yesterday’s official public opening celebrations of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, were treated to a...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017