Emirates has made travel from Colombo to Singapore and Melbourne significantly more affordable with Companion Fares announced this week.
The special offer for two or more people travelling together has prices of Economy Class return tickets starting at just Rs.36,162 to Singapore and from Rs.116,339 to Melbourne, both fares inclusive of taxes.
“These fares represent amazing value for money considering the award-winning travel experience that Emirates offers,” said Emirates Area Manager Sri Lanka and Maldives Chandana de Silva.
“With the Emirates connecting flight to Melbourne being operated with Airbus A380 aircraft, passengers from Colombo have an opportunity to enjoy this iconic double-decker on the Singapore – Melbourne sector.”
The Emirates Companion Fare will be open for sale till Tuesday, July 18 and will be valid for travel up to November 30, 2017 excluding two specified peak travel periods.
Emirates operates a daily flight from Colombo to Singapore offering a convenient connection to one of its three daily flights to Melbourne. Emirates flight EK348 from Dubai departs Colombo for Singapore at 15:05 hours all days of the week except Wednesdays, arriving in Singapore at 21:35 hours, offering a convenient connection to Emirates flight EK404 which departs Singapore at 22:40 hours and arrives in Melbourne, Australia at 07:50 hours the following day. On Wednesdays, the flight departs Colombo at 14:10 hours and arrives in Singapore at 20:45 hours in time for the same connecting flight to Melbourne.
Emirates has deployed ultra-modern Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft on flights serving Sri Lanka, offering passengers more than 2,500 free channels of films, TV shows, music, games and podcasts through ice Digital Widescreen, the airline’s multi-award winning in-flight entertainment system, inflight Wi-Fi throughout all aircraft, regionally inspired gourmet cuisine and Emirates’ renowned inflight service from the airline’s multi-national cabin crew comprised of over 135 nationalities.
On the Emirates A380 aircraft from Singapore to Melbourne, passengers enjoy enhanced comfort and industry-leading on-board features, including innovative amenities like First Class Suites with flat-bed seats, Shower Spas and the On-board lounge for First and Business Class travellers. The Emirates A380 offers up to 519 seats in a three class configuration. Emirates is the world’s largest A380 operator with 95 of the double-decked aircraft in its fleet and a further 47 on order.
Travel with Emirates also earns passengers Skywards Miles on the airline’s award-winning frequent flyer programme. Accrued Skywards Miles can be redeemed for free tickets, travel upgrades or other benefits. Emirates commenced operations to Sri Lanka in April 1986 and connects the country to an ever-expanding global network of destinations, now numbering 155.