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Sri Lanka Airlines

London, United...
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Sri Lanka Airlines

Has anyone flown with them from Heathrow to Colombo recently? I have a flight next month and have read some reports that the planes are in desperate need of modernisation and problems with in flight entertainment system. Can anyone share they recent experiences please?

Thanks in advance.

Warks.England
Destination Expert
for Myanmar, Yangon (Rangoon), Ngapali, Tossa de Mar
posts: 9,838
reviews: 234
1. Re: Sri Lanka Airlines

All here,including recent reviews on the sector you are taking:-

www.airlinequality.com/Forum/sri_lan.htm

London, United...
posts: 478
reviews: 106
2. Re: Sri Lanka Airlines

Wow, kind of sorry I asked.....

Thanks for the link though!

Warks.England
Destination Expert
for Myanmar, Yangon (Rangoon), Ngapali, Tossa de Mar
posts: 9,838
reviews: 234
3. Re: Sri Lanka Airlines

Shouldn't be sorry-that is what forum Q&A are for. Quite frequently only grumbles are posted on Airline reviews,people can't be bothered sometimes to take the time to post the positives.

best

SS

Edited: 5:44 pm, April 26, 2013
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
Destination Expert
for Sri Lanka, Kalutara, Ahungalla
posts: 5,255
reviews: 9
4. Re: Sri Lanka Airlines

Hi there...

I have flown 48 times (24 return trips London - Colombo) with SriLankan Airlines, would very happily repeat in the future..

Regards

Dave

Edit.. Ooops, should read 50 flights , (25 returm trips), forgot my latest one :-)

Edited: 6:02 pm, April 26, 2013
London, United...
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5. Re: Sri Lanka Airlines

Thanks Dave! How did you find the inflight entertainment system?

London, United...
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6. Re: Sri Lanka Airlines

That's a good point Silvers!

Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
Destination Expert
for Sri Lanka, Kalutara, Ahungalla
posts: 5,255
reviews: 9
7. Re: Sri Lanka Airlines

Hi again..

IFE will depend on whther you are flying on a refubished plane or not, the "Older ones" IFE i have to admit not so good as newer/ refurbished ones..

But overall, i am happy with SriLankan's service..

Regards

Dave

Italy
Destination Expert
for Livigno, Lombardy
posts: 39,245
reviews: 139
8. Re: Sri Lanka Airlines

We had a positive experience with Sri Lanka but in any case I always look at it that a flight is only a means to an end and thats a very nice holiday so don't worry about the airline.

9. Re: Sri Lanka Airlines

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NorthEast, England
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10. Re: Sri Lanka Airlines

Correction: " Emirates operate new 787 ", this should be corrected as A380 new fleet and it is only for the half of the journey, but next leg also usually on good quality flights.