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Sebastian wrote last week (access here) about the temporarily delays at the Colombo international airport in Sri Lanka due to runway construction. Passengers are advised to arrive super early to make their flights.

Colombo Airport

A LoyaltyLobby reader left a comment on that piece about his experience at the airport the other day. Seems that it is as chaotic as it has always been. [click to continue…]

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Urgent renovation works have just begun at Sri Lanka’s Colombo International Airport and are expected to cause havoc over the upcoming months at the already quite chaotic facility.

The centerpiece of the renovation will be the new runway of the airport which will limit traffic and cause congestion with check-in for home carrier Sri Lankan now closing 1.5 hours prior to departure. [click to continue…]

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I have just received an email from Sri Lankan Airlines (access web-version here) about changes to Lounge Access effective immediately at Sri Lanka’s Colombo Airport.

ULLounges

Effective July 1st 2015 (so already in effect) the frequent fliers of Sri Lankan Airlines own program FlySmiles as well as oneWorld Sapphire & Emerald (!!) Members will from now on only have access to a secondary lounge. [click to continue…]

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Srilankan Airlines will become Oneworld Alliance member on May 1, 2014, and you can start earning and redeeming miles on their metal flights from that date.

Japan Airlines Mileage Bank SriLankan Airlines Earnings Chart

Japan Airlines has now published on its website the earning chart for Mileage Bank members when flying on SriLankan Airlines flights and you can expect other Oneworld Alliance airlines follow shortly. [click to continue…]