SRILANKAN Airlines passengers transiting Colombo now have the opportunity of taking a mini vacation with the airline extending its hotel accommodation service for transit passengers for up to 48 hours for a nominal fee.
General Manager SriLankan Holidays, Amith Sumanapala said, “SriLankan Airlines would like even our transit passengers to enjoy the wide range of amazing attractions on our island of paradise. The extension of our connecting point service hotel accommodation programme gives passengers transiting for up to 48 hours the opportunity to relax at a beach resort and enjoy the legendary hospitality and friendliness of Sri Lankan culture.”
SriLankan already provides complimentary accommodation for passengers in transit for between eight and 24 hours.
Now passengers whose transit times range between 24 to 48 hours will be provided hotel accommodation and airport transfers at the nominal rate of $10 per person. This service is also for passengers who choose not to take the first available connecting flight.
Nearly 40 per cent of SriLankan’s passengers are those in transit to other destinations.
At Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport, passengers will be transported to their hotels in air-conditioned vehicles, and can choose from about 12 hotels of various types within half an hour’s travel of the airport.
Passengers wishing to obtain this service can request it when booking their air tickets.
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