Seasonal Flights to Nuwara Eliya with Cinnamon Air

Cinnamon Air’s luxurious Cessna 208 Caravan Amphibian aircraft, will be operating daily scheduled flights between Colombo to Nuwara Eliya from 10th – 20th April

Online PR News – 24-March-2015 – Colombo, Sri Lanka – Cinnamon Air (, Sri Lanka’s premier domestic airline will once again offer daily scheduled seasonal flights to Nuwara Eliya from 10th April this year for the Nuwara Eliya Season. Holidaymakers wanting to escape to the hills this season, will again have the chance to enjoy a refreshing short journey of less than half an hour using Cinnamon Air’s Sri Lanka Air Taxi Service which makes it possible for travelers to enjoy a short break and also avoid a stressful six hour drive to Nuwara Eliya.
Cinnamon Air’s luxurious Cessna 208 Caravan Amphibian aircraft, will be operating daily scheduled flights between Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), the Colombo city water-aerodrome at Waters Edge, Kotte and Nuwara Eliya’s Lake Gregory water-aerodrome from 10th – 20th April. Passengers will enjoy comfort and luxury on-board, while being treated to a remarkably stunning, bird’s eye view of the hill country. The amphibian aircraft take-offs and landings on water, coupled with an engaging and interesting crew will certainly surpass any previous travel experience between Colombo and Nuwara Eliya.
Commenting on the seasonal scheduled flights, Romesh David, Director, Cinnamon Air, stated that “with Cinnamon Air providing a desirable alternative to an exhaustingly drawn out drive to Nuwara Eliya, travel time will no longer be an element to contemplate when planning to spend a few days in the hills, making Cinnamon Air’s daily scheduled flights an enticing option for any seasonal visitor”
The daily scheduled flight departs from BIA at 08.05am and from Waters Edge water-aerodrome at 08.40am, with the return flight from Nuwara Eliya departing at 09.20am to Waters Edge and then on to BIA. The one way fare from BIA or Waters Edge to Nuwara Eliya or vice versa is US$ 153 + taxes. Tickets are available for purchase through all Travel Agents, SriLankan Airlines ticket offices and via the Airline’s website, Special rates are available to all Sri Lankan nationals and residents.

All Cinnamon Air scheduled flights operate in code share with SriLankan Airlines, consequent to which they are also be available for sale throughout the SriLankan Airlines network and all Travel Agents around the world via Global Distribution Systems, under a “UL” designated flight number. The introduction of this flight would provide all SriLankan Airlines passengers with the option of a useful and important extension of travel options within Sri Lanka during the popular Nuwara Eliya Season, at the time of purchasing their international travel.

Cinnamon Air, owned and operated by Saffron Aviation (Pvt) Limited, is a joint venture between Sri Lanka’s largest listed conglomerate, John Keells Holdings, MMBL Leisure Holdings (a part of the Mercantile Merchant Bank Group) and Phoenix Ventures (parent of the Brandix Group, Sri Lanka’s largest garment manufacturer). The Airline operates a fleet of two Cessna 208 amphibian aircraft and one Cessna 208B Grand Caravan aircraft, with scheduled services to key inland points in Sri Lanka. Cinnamon Air also offers charter services to and between all Airports and Water Aerodromes in Sri Lanka. The Airline is based out of Katunayake where it operates a dedicated domestic terminal (within the precincts of the BIA) and also has its own purpose built hangar and maintenance facilities. Contact details: - Reservations team, Tel: +94 112475475 or e-mail: or