Lonely Planet Writer

New flight route opens from Sri Lanka to Sichuan

Air China.
Air China. Image by Aero Icarus / CC BY-SA 2.0

Air China has announced the launch of a new flight route between Colombo and Chengdu in China’s Sichaun province, the gateway to central China and the Tibetan plateau. Although primarily targetted at Chinese travellers holidaying in Sri Lanka, the flights will run four times a week from February, providing a quick connection to the foothills of the Himalaya in China. Read more: news.lk