SriLankan Airlines was named ‘Airline of the Year’ for the fourth consecutive year at the SriLankan Tourism Awards 2011. SriLankan Airlines has been identified by the Government as being a key driver of growth for our economy. The airline carried 3.46 million passengers in 2011/12, which was an increase of 20.55 percent from 2.87 million in the previous year. Over the past year, SriLankan has expanded its fleet to a total of 22 aircraft, and expanded its global route network to 59 cities in 33 countries.
The airline’s in-flight magazine Serendib won the title of ‘Best Print Media Presentation in Travel and Tourism’.