SriLankan Airlines the national carrier of Sri Lanka has now commenced daily direct flights to Beijing and Shanghai. The service inaugurated on 15 July.
Initially, SriLankan Airlines flew three times a week to Beijing and four times a week to Shanghai with a stopover in Bangkok. SriLankan also flies four times a week to Guangzhou (Canton) and three times a week to Hong Kong.
With this move, the total number of flights operated by SriLankan to China and Hong Kong increases to 21.