SriLankan Airlines is the national carrier of Sri Lanka and was launched in 1979. The airline uses Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo as its hub and connects more than 50 countries spanning around 126 destinations. It has a fleet of 24 modern aircraft, including 12 A330 for the long haul and 12 A320/A321 aircraft for medium-haul flights.SriLankan Airlines has won many prestigious awards and is acclaimed for its wide range of highly efficient services. Currently, it’s the country’s largest airline, both in terms of destinations served and the number of aircraft. The airline is a member of the Oneworld airline alliance and serves numerous destinations across the world.
SriLankan Airlines Checked Baggage Allowance
The checked baggage allowance for routings destined to/from North, Central and South America is mentioned below.
- Business Class: 2 pieces/32 kg each
- Economy Class: 2 pieces/23 kg each
SriLankan Airlines Cabin Baggage Allowance
- Business Class: 7 kg/2 pieces
- Economy Class: 7kg/1 piece
SriLankan Airlines Booking Classes
- Business Class
- Economy Class
SriLankan Airlines Online Check-in
The online check-in facility allows passengers to check-in within 2 - 48 hours before the flight departure time. Only ticket reference number and last name are required for online check-in. This facility not only helps you beat queues at the airport but also lets you access various additional services.
SriLankan Airlines Cancellation/Refund Policy
As per the cancellation policy, it’s not necessary to cancel tickets due to a change of plans regarding travel dates/routes. These changes can be done prior to five before the flight’s departure time. For most tickets, no penalty is charged for the first change before travel. Only the applicable fare difference has to be paid. To avoid a higher ‘No Show’ penalty, a refund request should be submitted five hours before the flight. Also, subject to certain terms and conditions, SriLankan Airlines accepts cancellation and refund requests for bookings made within the last 24 hours from the time of the request.
SriLankan Airlines Booking FAQs
Q. What is the time limit for online bookings?
A. The bookings have to be made at least six hours before the flight.
Q. Can meal and seat preferences be changed after making an online booking?
A. Yes, this flexibility is available.
Q. When should I arrive at the airport, if I have checked in online?
A. If you are carrying baggage to be checked in, arrive at least 90 minutes before your flight. If you are not carrying such baggage, arrive 45 minutes in advance.
Q. What is the minimum age limit for an infant to travel?
A. The infant should be at least 7 days old.
Q. How much is the extra baggage charge on SriLankan Airlines?
A. The extra baggage charge depends upon the origin and destination. It is levied on a per kg basis and ranges from US$ 10 to 65.