Review of SriLankan Airlines flight Colombo Malé in Economy

Airline SriLankan Airlines
Flight UL101
Class Economy
Seat 35K
Aircraft Airbus A330-300
Flight time 01:25
Take-off 20 Jun 17, 07:20
Arrival at 20 Jun 17, 08:15
UL 62 reviews
Published on 21st June 2017
So my 3 day holiday in Colombo is finished and had to go back to work to the Maldives. Colombo is pretty in someways however I can't really say that there are a lot do in the city. It is always a better idea to go out of the city and go to the other places in the country.

On the 20th of June 2017, I took a taxi from the hostel to the airport (Bandaranaike International Airport) for about US$20 (this is a 4 seater car, airconditioned and in a good condition). Travel time is about 30 minutes. There is an option of using the highway for about US$2 add on charge. I did that.

Arrived at around 530AM. The terminal is not that specifically beautiful. Please note that you need to go through a total of 3 security checks at this airport….

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I took a couple of shots after immigration which by the way, only took less than 5 minutes, again happy me.

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About an hour before boarding, I went inside Gate 9.

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There she is, looking fresh and ready. 4R-ALO.

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Boarding has started….

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Up close and personal.

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My tradition of checking the lavatory out before taking off. Looking pretty decent a this time.

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Some cabin shots.

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Again, 35K. My seat today for about an hour and 5 minutes.

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IFE sreen, seat pitch and outside view.

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Bye Colombo and Ayubowan!

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Forward Camera is working…

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And downward too.

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The same so so food, sorry but not for me…

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Mood lighting.

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Flight was generally smooth and uneventful.

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Landing into Velana International Airport (Male, Maldives).

Front camera during landing.

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Welcome Back Home to me!

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The speedboat, Juliana will take me to my home resort….

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Thank you guys for your time.
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SriLankan Airlines

Cabin crew5.0

Colombo - CMB


Malé - MLE



Overall, good flight but was only flying with them as had miles expiring. I would prefer EK without any second thoughts.

Information on the route Colombo (CMB) Malé (MLE)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 9 reviews of 4 airlines on the route Colombo (CMB) → Malé (MLE).


The airline with the best average rating is Emirates with 8.4/10.

The average flight time is 1 hours and 30 minutes.

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