ECONOMYNEXT – India’s IndiGo airlines will start flying to Colombo from September 10, Sri Lanka’s state airport agency said, as South Asia expands vaccination and attempts to re-start tourism and travel.
IndiGo will fly from Chennai to Colombo on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays .
Flights from Kochi to Colombo will be on Friday and Sunday.
Flights from Mumbai is expected to begin from September 15.
Sri Lanka is gradually relaxing quarantine requirements for vaccinated travellers as the domestic population is also rapidly vaccinated.
Many airlines stopped flying to Colombo after March 2020, except Qatar airlines. (Colombo/Aug09/2021)