Polish Airlines to launch direct flights to Sri Lanka from November

Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Starting from the winter season, LOT will fly from Warsaw to Colombo in Sri Lanka with flights being operated seasonally, from November 3rd to March 28th, three times a week by modern Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.With the new series of seasonal flights, Colombo becomes the sixth Asian long-haul destination in the growing network of Poland’s flag carrier and the first regular seasonal winter service opened for tourists seeking an exotic winter vacation. Tickets are now available for sale.

LOT’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will fly between Warsaw and Colombo starting from the coming winter season. The first takeoff is scheduled for 3 November this year. The flights will be operated until the 28th of March 2020 three times a week, according to the following schedule:
LO 069 WAW-CMB 15:35-05:10+1 Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays

LO 070 CMB-WAW 07:35-13:30 Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays

“We decided to start a regular connection to Sri Lanka due to the very high tourist potential of this direction. Annually, more than 1.8 million passengers travel between Europe and Colombo. Our convenient schedule guarantees passengers from all of the cities in Poland, Western Europe, Baltic States served by LOT, as well as from Prague, Zagreb or Budapest short travel time to Colombo with convenient transfers via Warsaw Chopin Airport. Flights from Warsaw to Sri Lanka will take about 9 hours,” LOT Polish Airlines CEO, Rafał Milczarski said.