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post Sep 11 2007, 04:39 PM
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I will be traveling to Sri Lanka from Dubai in December. Mihin Lanka offers incredibly cheap fares, but it is a new airline and only has two planes. I am concerned about safety, solvency, and reliability. Has anyone flown with them and can share your experiences? Air Arabia, another budget airline, also flies to Colobmo from UAE and has been in business since 2003 and seems to have a great reputation. I am considering which airline to book my travel with.

By the way, from the US, you can only book flights with Mihin Lanka by wiring or electronically transferring the cost of the tickets to their Sri Lankan bank account. Very concerning.

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post Sep 12 2007, 04:34 AM
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It seems legit enough as it's run by the government. I'd personally choose Air Arabia as it's more established and cheaper.


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post Nov 5 2007, 11:38 AM
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Im based in Colombo and have flown on Mihin Lanka to Bangkok.
It's a real "no frills" airline, but things went well.
Many of my friends and relatives regularly use Mihin on the Colombo-Malé route.
The payment is probably the hassle, if you have to wire transfer...
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post Dec 4 2007, 03:28 AM
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Check Jetlite, I will be going to Colombo for Christmas and I am flying with that airline from Chennai. It was by far the cheapest I was able to find.
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post Dec 4 2007, 03:49 AM
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QUOTE(ingevesters @ Dec 4 2007, 08:28 AM) *

Check Jetlite, I will be going to Colombo for Christmas and I am flying with that airline from Chennai. It was by far the cheapest I was able to find.
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How much was the flight?


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