Silk Air has launched a three-times-weekly service to Colombo, Sri Lanka.

The flights will operate on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays between Singapore Changi Airport and Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport as per the schedule below:

Singapore – Colombo

Flight Day Departing Arrive
MI428 Wed, Sat 0850 1005
MI428 Thursday 0730 0915

Colombo – Singapore

Flight Day Departing Arrive
MI427 Wed, Sat 1105 1730
MI427 Thursday 1030 1700

The flights will be operated by B737-800 aircraft, with 12 seats in business class and 150 in the economy cabin.

“Colombo offers rich heritage and a variety of experiences for travellers to explore the beauty of Sri Lanka. The launch of the Colombo flight route as our 53rd destination presents an opportunity for Silk Air to continually provide our customers with increased connectivity to the region via Singapore,” commented Silk Air’s chief executive, Foo Chai Woo.

The new flight complements the daily service currently operated by parent carrier Singapore Airlines. Together, the carriers will offer a total of ten round-trip flights a week to Sri Lanka.