SriLankan Airlines S15/W15 Operation Changes as of 13FEB15

SriLankan Airlines in the past 2 weeks continued to update planned operational schedule for Summer 2015 (effective 29MAR15) and Winter 2015 (effective 24OCT15) season. Latest adjustment, includes the schedule filing of planned service resumption to Australia, based on the week of 08FEB15’s OAG Schedules Analyser update.

Colombo – Melbourne UL proposes 4 weekly A330-300 service from 02NOV15. This filing is only listed in the OAG, therefore reservation is not available
UL601 CMB0100 – 1630MEL 333 x237
UL602 MEL1800 – 2300CMB 333 x237

UL last operated service to Australia in August 2001, with 3 weekly Colombo – Sydney service
UL678 CMB0500 – 1930SYD 340 136
UL679 SYD2050 – 0350+1CMB 340 136

Other latest changes that has been reflected in the GDS include:
Colombo – Beijing
eff 25OCT15 4 weekly service operates with A330-200/-300, instead of planned A330-300 only

Colombo – Chennai
eff 29MAR15 Increase from 21 to 26 weekly
UL125 CMB0055 – 0225MAA EQV x56
UL126 MAA0325 – 0450CMB EQV x56

Colombo – London Heathrow
eff 13APR15 Service reduce from 9 to 7 weekly, including Winter season on/after 25OCT15
UL503 CMB1300 – 2000LHR EQV D
UL504 LHR2130 – 1245+1CMB EQV D

Colombo – Rome
eff 27MAY15 All 3 weekly service operated by A330-200, replacing A330-200/A340-300. Previously the airline planned a number of A330-300 service from June 2015, however this is being revised to 16JUN15 and 23JUN15

Colombo – Shanghai Pu Dong
eff 25OCT15 Increase from 4 to 6 weekly, instead of 5 weekly. Service operates with a mix of A330-200/-300, instead of all -300
UL866 CMB1230 – 2140PVG 330 x146
UL866 CMB1320 – 2230PVG 333 14

UL867 PVG0020 – 0535CMB 330 x7

Latest schedule update sees revision of last Airbus A340-300 operating last service on following routes during Summer 2015 season. note these dates remain subject to change.
Colombo – Bangkok – Guangzhou 29JUL15
Colombo – Bangkok – Hong Kong 29AUG15
Colombo – Beijing 24JUN15
Colombo – Chennai 09OCT15
Colombo – Dammam 10OCT15
Colombo – Doha 25SEP15
Colombo – Dubai 30JUN15
Colombo – Jeddah 18SEP15
Colombo – Kuwait City 28AUG15
Colombo – London Heathrow 12APR15
Colombo – Male 24SEP15
Colombo – Riyadh 15OCT15
Colombo – Rome 26MAY15