SriLankan Airlines Outlines Planned Operation from Hambantota from late-March 2013

As per 03MAR13 GDS timetable and inventory display, SriLankan Airlines has outlined planned operation from Hambantota, in Southeastern part of Sri Lanka. The airport, is scheduled to open on 18MAR13, using IATA code “HRI”. Planned operations as follow. Note certain flights are appearing in the GDS, but not available for reservation.

Colombo – Hambantota – Male eff 26MAR13 1 weekly (2 weekly in July/August 2013)
UL119 CMB1135 – 1210HRI1310 – 1405MLE 343 2
UL120 MLE1105 – 1300HRI1400 – 1435CMB 332 5

From 31MAR13 and onwards, service operates as Colombo – Hambantota – Male – Colombo
UL119 CMB0725 – 0800HRI0900 – 0955MLE 343 3
UL119 CMB1030 – 1105HRI1205 – 1300MLE 343 2

UL119 MLE1105 – 1300CMB 343 3
UL120 MLE1410 – 1605CMB 343 2

Day 3 service effective from 17JUL13 to 14AUG13
For this route, reservation is available in FULL-FARE Business and Economy Class only

Colombo – Hambantota – Riyadh eff 21MAR13 PLANNED 1-2 weekly service, reservation is currently unavailable
UL269 CMB1240 – 1315HRI1435 – 1745RUH 343 7
UL269 CMB1240 – 1315HRI1435 – 1745RUH 332 4

UL270 RUH1850 – 0300+1HRI0400+1 – 0435+1CMB 343 7
UL270 RUH1850 – 0300+1CMB 343 4*

*Currently in UL inventory, schedule displayed as
UL270 RUH1605 – 2359CMB 332 4

Colombo – Hambantota – Bangkok – Beijing eff 22MAR13 1-2 weekly (Reservation is only available from 22MAR13 until 30MAR13)
UL898 CMB1240 – 1315HRI1415 – 1920BKK2025 – 0215+1PEK 343 1
UL898 CMB1240 – 1315HRI1415 – 1920BKK2025 – 0215+1PEK 332 5

UL899 PEK0345 – 0750BKK0915 – 1110HRI1210 – 1245CMB 343 2
UL899 PEK0345 – 0750BKK0915 – 1110CMB 332 6

Above schedule effective 31MAR13
In UL inventorym currently UL899 on Day 2 displayed as the same as Day 6

Colombo – Bangkok – Shanghai Pu Dong – Bangkok – Hambantota – Colombo eff 27MAR13 1 weekly (Reservation is only available on 27MAR13)
UL896 CMB1225 – 1730BKK1830 – 0015+1PVG 332 2
UL897 PVG0135 – 0510BKK0610 – 0805HRI0905 – 0940CMB 332 3

Above schedule effective 31MAR13
In UL inventory, currently UL897 on Day 3 displayed as
UL897 PVG0135 – 0510BKK0610 – 0805CMB 332 3