Clarification from SriLankan Airlines: Social media posts on London-Colombo flight

Mar 17, 2020 (LBO) – SriLankan Airlines categorically refutes the contents of certain social media posts that are currently being circulated with regard to a flight operated from London to Colombo.

The Airline emphasizes that the posts that state the Airline had facilitated a VIP flight to bring down stranded siblings of VIPs, is completely untrue and misleading.

“In view of ensuring the utmost convenience and comfort of its valued passengers irrespective of the prevailing circumstances, the Airline will be operating to London predominantly to facilitate the travel of tourists intending to return to the UK,” SriLankan Airlines said.

“SriLankan Airlines kindly requests the general public not be deceived by such false news items and refrain from sharing or posting such contents generated through unofficial and unverified sources, specially at a time the country and the rest of the world are taking every effort to fight the COVID 19 pandemic.”