Sri Lankan airlines to resume operations to Gan in December

Inaugural flight from Sri Lankan airlines for Colombo-Gan operations landing at Gan on December 1, 2016. (Sun Photo/Mohamed Maahil)

Sri Lankan airlines have announced plans to resume operations between Colombo and Addu City’s Gan in December.

Ace Aviation, Sri Lankan airlines’ General Sales Agent in the Maldives, told Sun that direct flights will resume between Colombo and Gan on December 4. They further detailed that the flights will be scheduled once per week – on Saturday.

Sri Lankan airlines commenced direct flights to Gan in December 2016. The operations were ceased in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Earlier in August – the airline commenced chartered flights between Colombo and Gan.

Ace Aviation said that Maldivians will be charged USD 271 for return tickets – whereas tourists will be charged USD 284.

They also detailed that the flight will depart from Colombo at 10:40 every Saturday morning – and land at Gan at 12:05 in the afternoon. It will depart back to Colombo from Gan at 13:05 in the afternoon.