Emirates has signed a reciprocal interline agreement with SriLankan Airlines to boost customer access and connectivity long into the future.
The Dubai-based airline notes that thanks to this new agreement, access to unique points on each carrier’s respective network via Colombo and Dubai will be made possible all on a single ticket, adding further ease to journeys worldwide.
We are pleased to activate an interline partnership with SriLankan and provide our customers with more choice and access to additional destinations to suit their travel plans. This partnership enables customers to seamlessly fly to unique destinations in India and the Maldives, via Colombo. We look forward to further developing our cooperation in the near future and enhancing benefits that customers can enjoy when travelling with Emirates and SriLankan on one ticketAdnan Kazim, Emirates’ Chief Commercial Officer
As reported, the interline partnership unlocks 15 regional destinations operated by SriLankan Airlines for Emirates passengers, with better connectivity also witnessed across the Emirates network for SriLankan passengers.
Thanks to Emirates’ massive global presence points across the Middle East, Africa and much more will now be present. Cities such as New York, JFK, Los Angeles, Chicago, Nairobi, Muscat and Cairo are accessible as part of the interline agreement.
Emirates has had a busy 2023 thus far, signing new codeshare, interline and more agreements with carriers right around the globe as it looks to improve its global network and relationships with significant carriers.
We are happy to announce our renewed interline collaboration with Emirates. SriLankan is committed to providing connectivity to Sri Lanka from around the world and we work with many partners to access cities we don’t fly to. Emirates is a truly global airline and has a long history in Sri Lanka and it gives us real pleasure to work with them. The partnership provides more options to connect to and from Sri Lanka, assisting both Sri Lankan passengers at home and abroad, and supports tourism growth to the Pearl of the Indian Ocean.Richard Nuttall, Chief Executive Officer of SriLankan Airlines