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  1. Thomson Airways starts new routes to Sri Lanka



    Thomson Airways Limited is the world's largest charter airline, will be offering direct flights to Colombo from Gatwick, Stockholm and Helsinki for the Winter 2016 Season.

    The service will be operated onboard brand new Boeing 787-800 & 900 Dreamliners, connecting more than 290 passengers to Sri Lanka Capital from above three European Destinations. Cabin Configuration of the Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner will have 47 Premium Economy Class seats and 244 Economy Class seats. The new, longer 787-9 aircraft will allow Thomson Airways to take more holidaymakers to these destinations with a capacity of 345, including 63 Premium Club seats.

    Throughout the winter 2016 season, Thomson Airways will operate a once-weekly service on the Gatwick-Colombo route, departing from Colombo on Tuesdays and departing from Gatwick on Mondays. The first flight to Colombo is scheduled to depart on Monday,
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  2. Mihin Lanka : "Profit Anytime Soon?"

    Mihin Lanka – Profit any time soon?

    The airline has been plagued by financial losses, debt, waste, corruption and other irregularities since its inception in 2007 is this a profitable venture? I think not as it is the taxpayer’s money put in to use for yet another prestige project. Mihin being yet another “White Elephant” which served no purpose since the country already had a national airline and it was also in a severe financial mess.

    Mihin Lanka (MJ) was incorporated in October 2006 and began international flights in April the flowing year with a fleet of two wet leased Airbus A320-200 aircraft from the Bulgarian company BH Air was set to operate as a low cost model as a subsidiary of the national carrier SriLankan Airlines.

    The aim of Mihin Lanka was to give an opportunity to foreign job seekers and pilgrims to fly to their destinations at a much lower cost, initially flying to scheduled destinations in South India and the Middle East,
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