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May Best time to beat the crowds (4% less expensive on average)

High season

December Most popular time to fly (21% more expensive on average)

Average price (return flight)

S$ 468 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal (return flight)

S$ 305 or less

Good deal one-way

S$ 131 or less

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7.6
SriLankan Airlines
Overall score based on 743 reviews
7.5
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
8.1
Crew
7.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Need better training."

Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "They lose my luggage"
Cons: "They loose my luggage"

Pros: "Excellent flight apart from the delay!"
Cons: "Leave on time!"

Cons: "The airplane is old!"

Pros: "Very friendly and attentive crew. Good entertainment options."
Cons: "Business class seat is OK, not great - fine for 3.5 hour flight"

Pros: "The staff was very helpings ."
Cons: "The way they are Waigh the luggage was like weighing gold."

Pros: "Inflight Entertainment and seats."
Cons: "None"

Pros: "Super on time"

Pros: "Plenty of leg room."
Cons: "NA"

Pros: "Check in process was smooth, crew amazing, food excellent and in flight entertainment exciting."

Pros: "All crews they are helpfull"
Cons: "Food same going and coming times"

Pros: "Good"

Pros: "Very prompt service and amazing hospitality. Despite the numerous times I called them for service, the staff were always polite and served me with a smile. Overwhelming hospitality really!"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "Acceptable but not exceptional as expected"
Cons: "Unfortunately the it was a bumpy ride as most of the time the seat belt sign was on and crew had to discontinue services for a while. This was beyond airlines control. The crew did not distribute the Sri lankan landing cards onboard. This caused some confusions for first time travellers as they had to cone off the immigration queue and went to pick the card up and to complete. Some foreigners were unhappy about it."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The service. The worst I have seen."

Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "Not enough leg space, cramped seats"

Pros: "Perfect"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "We really appreciate your prompt response.Your customer service guidance is supportive for us."

Pros: "Courteous & helpful crew."
Cons: "Terrible seats and headrests. Highly uncomfortable for an 11 hour journey especially for senior citizens."

Pros: "Staff.. food"
Cons: "SEATS... I flew with other airlines also but this aero plane has worst seats I even sat on.. My travel was of 10 hours and after 3 hours of departure I started having pain in my back...seat was poorly structured. . Its like cushion of seats were dead n on top of it that cushion behind back was too outside.. I was not able to sleep at all as was not comfortable.. Also there was no system at Srilankan airport.. No barriers for travelers so that people stand in cue but no one was following lines as there were none.. Will never fly with Srilankan airlines again ever.."

Pros: "This is the way it used to be in travel! Thanks Sri Lanka!"

Pros: "Menu choices were surprisingly better than I thought. It had Western, Chinese and Indian vegetarian. Good work. Keep it up !"
Cons: "Part of the travel was delayed by 2 hours (SIN to COLOMBO) on 22 Dec 2017. Online check-in is bad. I cannot change the pre-selected seat because all shown taken. Must be handled at the counter. So what is the point to do online check-in."

Pros: "Awsome service and on time flights"

Pros: "Boarding by seat row, the cheats who tried to board ahead of their seat row were manoeuvred to the back of the queue. Splendid tactics!"
Cons: "Food and seating were reasonable for economy, that’s what I paid for."

Pros: "Crew are very polite. Fast response."
Cons: "Entertainment for movies no so much update."

Cons: "There were no blankets and my wife found it very cold"

Pros: "Stuff is friendly, helpful and supportive. Both on the ground and in the plane"
Cons: "It would have been nice to be offered a lunch during the 2h transit in Colombo as it was lunch hours."

Pros: "Staff were very professional and courteous"

Pros: "They have great direct service, and moderately priced. And fantastic flight times."
Cons: "The flight always leaves late from Dubai and from Colombo. Not to any fault of the airline, but screaming babies the entire flight on the way to Colombo was stressful."

Pros: "1st time on Srilankan, it was good. Would fly again"

Cons: "ground staff was unable to provide information about the delay"

Cons: "Customer service was abismal when I needed to add my infant son to reservations. Spoke with 10 different reps and spent about 2 hours total on the phone. Poor English."

Pros: "The staff were nice."
Cons: "Everything except the staff"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I had excess luggage and I knew I had to pay for it, I was fine with the fee they quoted. I gave them my American Express card and they did not have the facility to charge that card, how do they not have the ability to use s major credit card at the Bangalore international airport??????? They gave me such a hard time I thought they were going to kick me off the plane just because they had short coming. I had no problem paying the quated amount, since they had the short coming they were blaming me. After a lot discussion/arguments I was able to find a Visa card on me and pay for the excess luggage, but its your short coming and not mine as I had no problem paying the fees yet I was treated badly. What if I did not have a Visa card then would I have been kicked out the plane for something the bangalore international airport have problems. No one should be blamed for issues you have. I had no problem paying to fees... you had the problem that you could not use a major credit card, when there are small markets on the street that can use the American Express card. You should be able to charge people American Express card this is a large international airport with loads of expats living and traveling in and out of Bangalore I hope you look into this instead of just asking for feedback and not doing anything about it. Thanks you, Chrishanthi Fernandopulle"

Pros: "Perfect and impressed."
Cons: "Slow load of luggage.."

Pros: "service"
Cons: "nothing"

Pros: "Good crew"
Cons: "Old plane"

Pros: "The methodology for offering the meal is appreciable and the menu was delicious with good quality."
Cons: "I regret to state that there was no proper functioning of air conditioners at Colombo airport and during the taxi at the bus from Plane."

Cons: "Everything was pathetic. Delay in both the flights. No provision for lounge access. Will never fly srilankan again."

Pros: "Modern Airbus 320-300, choice of chicken or veg in economy (4 or 5 choices in Business). Clean, shiny new airport. Feels a notch or two above Air India. Ceylon tea, of course."

Pros: "Check-in was smooth. No preference to Oneworld traveller. Quick meals."
Cons: "Offered warm water in hot weather. No entertainment Unable to check-in online."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything. People, plane, boarding process"

Pros: "Everything is ok. I am happy."

Pros: "Friendly and efficient"
Cons: "Bus boarding"

Pros: "easy check in, left on time, arrived on time, bags on time, no problems"
Cons: "tough time - 9:50 p.m. departure, near midnight arrival after turning the time back 90 minutes,"

Pros: "Chennai to Columbo was nice and easy, on time."
Cons: "No liquor served."

Pros: "the ladies were beautiful in their saris, flight left on time, boarding was easy, lunch was decent and price was good. would fly again!"

Pros: "Friendliness"
Cons: "Aircraft was old"

Pros: "Basically nothing"
Cons: "They should do announcements properly, and the crew attitude is awful."

Pros: "Worth buying an XL seat Liked the rolling ramp better than steps. Buses to terminal were wuick"
Cons: "Baggage policy for checkin and carryon is too restrictive, too low. Too many email messages sent by IndiGo."

Cons: "The website does not describe baggage allowance clearly as compared to other airlines. It lists “excess baggage weight” but not the 15kg limit. The choice of 15kg as the limit is a BIG problem for international travelers who may be coming for longer stays. Air India has a much friendlier policy for checked and carryon baggage and I would choose it by far. We were charged for every kilo even though prepay options online were not user friendly. 4 thumbs down, way down."

Cons: "The boarding was poorly managed."

Cons: "I got sick so I had to leave India. I tried for 5 days in a row to cancel this flight but the cleartrip.com website is just a bad labirinth. You are not able to cancel the flight from mobile( when I was in India), you are not able to access the website from Europe."

Pros: "Punctuality, cleanliness and the professionalism."
Cons: "No comments."

Pros: "nothing, they did provide us with refreshments for flight delay."
Cons: "everything has to be improved"

Pros: "Cleanliness, and punctuality."
Cons: "Choice of food available. Since it was lunch time, proper lunch type food should be available, and not just snacks."

Pros: "Punctuality, and professional service."
Cons: "All good."

Pros: "No, not really, especially the boarding crew. Where was chaos and signs of lack of planning. Gate changed towards the end and sequential boarding wasn’t done properly."
Cons: "1. On time performance, flight started 1.5 hours late, 2. Boarding procedure was unplanned and the gate resembled a fish market."

Pros: "Cleanliness, quality of service and the attitude of cabin staff."
Cons: "Delays to be avoided, Gate changes to be avoided, Boarding process was not properly streamlined."

Pros: "On time schedule"

Cons: "Everything."

Pros: "Excellent ground crew and flight attendants."

Pros: "Neat clean well organised and systematic"
Cons: "Cabin announcements volume can be lowered. It’s too loud"

Pros: "I liked the total travel time the flight took."
Cons: "The boarding suddenly changed the gate just within minutes of the departure & informed none."

Pros: "Amazing crew"
Cons: "Offers"

Pros: "Promptness and efficient management of time. Nice staff!"
Cons: "The food is too ready-made and processed. They incorrectly market it as fresh. They need to have better and genuine food"

Cons: "45 minutes in the checking queue. And long queue at the boarding gates. Please get your act together. All it takes is a little forethought and efficiency — not many people looking busy and doing the same thing."

Pros: "Seat is as good as a concrete slab of a park bench."
Cons: "Late departure. No communication to passengers. Taking passengers to aircraft in a bus before it is ready and making them wait for a long time. In fact the passengers from incoming flight were disembarking when we were taken to the aircraft. Last week also it was the same story."

Cons: "Waited close to an hour for collecting baggage at the terminal"

Pros: "Crew was friendly and caring towarda a patient."
Cons: "Delayed by 30 mints"

Pros: "The crew is very good. Best behaviour. Arrive before main time. Seat os comfortable."
Cons: "Service facility is very good. I like IndiGo crew members & their behaviour."

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "People requesting to switch seats"

Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "Time from landing to collecting our luggage was the fastest we’ve ever experienced."
Cons: "Ran out of food options by the time the trolley reached us. This was a problem as we hadn’t had time for lunch"

Pros: "It was good flight. Mainly impressed by professional cabin crew. Check-in process could be better as there was no one at priority check-in desk and no sign for the same."
Cons: "We asked one of our hand bags to be checked in. But was told we will be charged."

Pros: "Reached before time!"

Cons: "Announcements should be in local language primarily. Crew was not friendly. No smiles on any of the crew members."

Pros: "Good and friendly staff.Food is good"
Cons: "Need to get more organized with lines. Discipline at lines should be followed . They kept on changing gates once I understand twice is okay not 4 times . Also no point on charging outrageous amounts for excessive baggage for international customers."

Pros: "Overall cleanliness and service"
Cons: "Delay"

Pros: "Flight Stewart’s Response"
Cons: "Ground staff highly untrained & indifferent"

Pros: "I flew from Kolkata to Bangkok on 14D. The service was on time."
Cons: "LImited selection on their menu, and what they have were very overpriced, even more expensive than on European low-cost carriers"

Cons: "We are foreign students and when we purchased our ticket we were not given the option to buy a student price ticket in Kayak or at the indigo counter at the new delhi airport. We were charged 3000rps each for overweight luggage and the staff at the check in counter in Jaipur were really rude about it. After having paid an extra 3000 rps which was almost like buying another flight ticket to new Delhi for just a 35 min flight, our flight was 1 hour delayed!! Definitely we will NEVER fly with indigo again!!!"

Cons: "Paid twice us much for luggage as the plane ticket. Also asked if we wanted a drink and then charged us. Didn't tell us it cost until had and opened the drink. I understand it's a cheap airline and that happens, but would have appreciated telling us ahead of time. Also couldnt get boarding passes online. Will avoid this airline in the future."

Cons: "The plane was full of mosquitoes. The crew had not heard of mosquito repellant, and were unable to do anything to help passengers."

Cons: "Late"

Pros: "Crew tried to be helpful and friendly."
Cons: "Difficult to find if in right line to check in. After asking many finally found a staff member who realized I had only a few minutes to catch my flight. Then given priority. IT COST ME ABOUT $67 USD ONE WAY BUT IT COST MY BAG $87 USD TO BE CHECKED IN. Another cut rate airlines that charges for everything extra--soon th toilets!"

Pros: "All great !"

Cons: "The flight was delayed repeatedly, so I never got on board. I drove to Delhi instead to catch my flight from there. Indigo made no arrangements to help anyone get anywhere that I could see."

Pros: "The extremely helpful crew. Helped me onto the bus and carried our bags. I was also escorted down the ramp."
Cons: "No refreshments available for the return flight."

Cons: "I did not like the fact it was delayed. I had to pay for an additional flight to get to coimbatore to fulfil my commitments."

Pros: "Indigo Airport and Crew all very professional and welcoming."
Cons: "Same as above"

Pros: "Overall experience"
Cons: "Over expensive food"

Pros: "Seats are very nice."
Cons: "Flight attendants do not have passengers obey flight safety rules. Passengers roam around plane when seat belt light is on. Talk on phone all the way thru take off. Very weak on enforcement of safety requirements."

Pros: "Honestly nothing"
Cons: "This is the worst airline i have ever traveled. Indigo change their flight times many times and they canceled the flight twice hence i will never book this flight in future"

Pros: "Clean and comfortable"
Cons: "No free snacks or food/drinks of any kind :("

Cons: "Indigo Crew Is Not Passenger Friendly. Nobody taught them to smile and be hospitable."

Pros: "Assistance provided"

Cons: "Usually late night flights are getting delayed now a days. If not significant say up to half an hour."

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Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Sri Lanka

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