British Airways Resumes Sri Lanka Service from late-March 2013

British Airways from 31MAR13 is resuming service to Sri Lanka, after 15 years of service suspension. The oneWorld member will extend existing 3 weekly London Gatwick – Male service to Colombo, although it does not have local traffic rights on Male – Colombo sector.

Schedule:

BA2043 LGW1935 – 0950+1MLE1050+1 – 1245+1CMB 777 357
BA2042 CMB1415 – 1515MLE1630 – 2305LGW 777 146

BA last operated London – Dubai – Colombo service twice a week until 28MAR98 (29OCT95 – 25OCT97 2 weekly DC10 originating Gatwick; 26OCT97 to 28MAR98 2 weekly 777 originating Heathrow). It also operated Colombo service in mid-80s until 21MAY88.

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