Sri Lankan Airlines partnered with TrailSL at the start of their journey pledging their support as Airline Partner to the annual walk for cancer. Approximately 35 Sri Lankan Airlines staff members participated in the opening day along with the Chief Executive Officer, Capt. Suren Ratwattefrom Point Pedro, the northern tip of the island to Vallai Junction almost 16 km away. Amongst the crowd that participated were Sri Lankan cricketing heroes Mahela Jayewardene and Kumar Sangakkara who have pledged to walk the entire 648km journey of TrailSL 2016.
The second day of Trail 2016 consisted of a 23 km walk ending in Jaffna near the Duraiappa Stadium. The Sri Lankan Airlines team also led the charge on the third day in Jaffna with a 26 km walk to Kodikaman. From Kodikaman, the 4th day saw participants walk 25 km to Iyakachchi Junction. The walk along the country is due to draw to a close in Matara (Point Dondra Lighthouse) on the 02nd November 2016, by then a total of over 500 Sri Lankan Airlines team members would have participated in the journey towards the alleviation of cancer in Sri Lanka.