Air Taxi service by Sri Lankan Air Lines operates to popular tourist destinations around Sri Lanka, Bentota, Koggala, Dikwella, Dambulla, Kandy (Polgolla and Victoria), Nuwara Eliya, Trincomalee, Hambantota, Tissamaharama, Castlereagh, Arugam Bay, Ampara and Iranamadu either on scheduled flights or charters. Two 15 seater twin otter aircraft are used for this domestic air service which only takes off and lands on water, and uses Kelani River at Peliyagoda as its Colombo base.
Air Taxi transfers passengers from Colombo to any point in its route network within half an hour to one hour, and is now one of the quickest methods of travel from Colombo to any part of the country. Charter flights are also offered to all the Air Taxi destinations.
There is also a sea plane, which collects passengers from Peliyagoda, a suburb of capital Colombo and lands in the Lake Gregory in Nuwara Eliya. The ride takes only 30 minutes.
For Charter flight, requests may be e-mailed at least 24 hours prior to required departure email@example.com or call Sri Lanka – 1979, international – 00 94 77777 1979. Or visit Sri Lankan Air Line Air Taxi web site.
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