Air taxi service is available in Sri Lanka for the benefit of foreign tourists and the local residents through the Srilankan airlines at affordable price. You can select your top tourist destinations in Sri Lanka's popular cities. This special air taxi service reduces your long road trips to enjoy your trips in most popular tourist destination in the Island nation with more time.
Sri lankan Air Taxi provides air taxi service to and from Colombo, Bentota, Koggala, Dikwella and Nuwara Eliya. Mostly the air taxi service leaves Colombo in the morning and provides return service in the evenings to fly back to Colombo city.
Air Taxi in Sri Lanka
Srilankan airlines is currently operating two Twin Otter aircrafts for these operations, each of them can carry up to 15 passengers on a flight that will take normally 45 minutes. Mean while the same destination will take nearly 6 hours if you take by road in a good vehicle.
Here are some of the identified air taxi services operating points that are readily available in Sri Lanka. Colombo's Beira Lake, Negombo Lagoon, Castlereagh, Tissamaharama Arugam Bay, Kandy, Bentota, Nuwara Eliya, Galle (Koggala), Ampara, Trincomalee, Dambulla and Dickwella.
Also the airline offers special air tours like scenic tours, charter flights, cultural and sports events.
The air taxi is recommended for the tourists as it flies low and allows you to view, video graph or to capture good images with your cameras of the island's palm-fringed golden beaches, lush tropical forests, gushing waterfalls, and mist-swathed mountains.
As of April 2012 Srilankan air taxi service provides Colombo to Nuwara Eliya and Nuwara Eliya to Colombo at the cost of SL Rs. 9,500/- + tax one way. The flight duration is just 30 minutes only. Like wise they are also providing scenic flights along with the scheduled flights on Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday for SL Rs. 6,600/-+ tax. Enjoy your Tamil Sinhala New year by flying joyfully.Check in locations: Here