Lighting of the oil lamp (from left) Managing Director Travel Care Global Mrs Mallika Dissanayake, Former minister of North Central Province Dumindu Rattiyala, Mayor of Municipal Council, Anuradhapura, H.P. Somadasa, and SriLankan Airlines Head of Worldwide Sales Lal Perera, North Central Province, Chief Minister Peshala Jayaratne

SriLankan Airlines recently expanded its presence in the North Central Province by opening its latest passenger sales office in Anuradhapura. The office was declared open on May 20, 2015 by Chief Minister North Central Province, Peshala Jayaratne.

The branch office will facilitate travel procedures to a large clientele in the Anuradhapura district, which includes handling of reservations, ticketing, Prepaid Ticket Advices (PTAs), requests for special services, , information on fares, and packages – essentially offering the same sales services carried out by any authorized SriLankan Airlines office.

This is the ninth SriLankan Passenger Sales office to be added to its network of regional offices, currently established at Jaffna, Hambantota, Vavuniya, Wennappuwa, Gampaha, Trincomalee, Aluthgama and Batticaloa.

SriLankan has appointed Travel Care Global (Pvt) Ltd, which is specialized in handling Buddhist Pilgrim Tours to India, to handle airline ticketing, reservations, outbound holidays and inbound tour programs.

Addressing the gathering, SriLankan Airlines Head of Worldwide Sales, Lal Perera said, “As the national carrier, SriLankan strives to make its products and services readily available throughout our island. The strategic positioning of our new ticketing office in Anuradhapura is an important distribution channel that offers seamless services, reaching more potential customers and thereby increasing our overall business. This will undoubtedly be a profitable market for us.”

The Anuradhapura PSA Office is located at No. 522/1-C, Maithreepala Senanayake Mawatha, Anuradhapura Tel: 0252225400. It will be open from 0815 -1700 hours on weekdays and from 0815-1230hours on Saturdays. (except on Sunday, mercantile and Poya holidays).