SriLankan Airline’s re-commenced flights to London, Paris, and Milan following the lifting of restrictions by Eurocontrol today, the Airline said in a statement.
Sri Lankan operated flights to Paris and Milan early this morning, while flights to London were to commence late afternoon. The airline, is awaiting the latest information from Eurocontrol with regard to restarting of flights to Frankfurt. Services to Rome were not disrupted and are continuing as scheduled.
However the Airline acknowledges that the situation is continuously changing due to wind patterns and further eruptions from the volcano. SriLankan is liaising with Eurocontrol and monitoring the situation.
The Airline is planning several additional flights for the convenience of passengers whose travel was
disrupted. The airline’s regular schedule consists of 19 flights per week to its five European destinations.
Eurocontrol is the organization which has authority over all commercial flying in Europe. Passengers whose flights were disrupted will be accommodated on additional flights, with those booked on the earliest flights which were disrupted being accommodated first.
The Airline advices passengers to call ahead several hours prior to flight departure to check if their flight is operating as scheduled.
Passengers whose flights were disrupted should call SriLankan Airlines on 01 9733 5500 to check on their alternate flights.