SriLankan Airlines to join Oneworld Global Alliance in 2013

SriLankan Airlines the national airline of Sri Lanka is to join the Oneworld global airline alliance next year.

At a press briefing in Beijing ahead of the official opening of the annual general meeting of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), it was announced that SriLankan Airlines is expected to be inducted into the Oneworld alliance late next year.

The induction of SriLankan Airlines will see three new destinations covered by the Oneworld network in South India. These new destinations include Kochi, Tiruchi and Thiruvanthapuram. This new move will see the Oneworld alliance spread to over 850 destinations in more than 150 countries worldwide.

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