Sri Lanka float plane in World Cup cricket flights

Feb 28, 2011 (LBO) – SriLankan Airlines’ says it has started a float plane service to Kandy to cover World Cup cricket matches at the Pallekelle grounds in Kandy in central Sri Lanka.

The airline said its flights to two matches in Hambantota in the south had been sold out.

The service will run from Colombo to the Victoria reservoir at 11.00 am on De Havilland Twin Otter aircraft on March 08, 10 and 14.

The 7,500 rupee offer has a return journey by bus, because matches end in the night, SriLankan Airlines said.