"Changes are being gradually introduced in view of the commitments already made to passengers during the peak period and to facilitate the airline’s trade partners to adjust to the changes."
SriLankan said the World Travel and Tourism Council expects a 0.3 percent decline in travel and tourism across the European Union with austerity measures expected to reduce consumer spending.
However by emerging eastern bloc countries and Russia are expected to do better.
The airline said it will continue to serve London, Paris and Frankfurt which serve a large clientele that fly direct and beyond to several destinations in Europe and the Americas.SriLankan is focusing more on Asian routes amid heavy competition and weak conditions in Europe. The airline is expected to lose around 160 million US dollars this year.