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Sri Lanka’s state-owned low cost carrier, Mihin Lanka today announced it has launched its all-new Business Class cabin and service to provide passengers with added comfort and luxury on the airline’s short to medium haul flights.

“The new cabin offers a variety of comfortable features, which ensure that passengers enjoy a relaxed and enhanced experience on board their flight. Introducing the new Business Class service is also part of Mihin Lanka’s strategic long-term plan to capture a greater market of corporate travellers, who travel frequently for both business and leisure,” a statement from the airlines said.

The Business Class cabin includes comfortable seats with a generous recline, an adjustable headrest, leg rest and a seat pitch of 45 inches. Passengers can choose from a selection of three delicious main courses and can accompany their meals with a wide variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The in-flight entertainment also provides the airline’s Business Class passengers with access to viewing a wider range of movies from a cross-section of genres.

Mihin Lanka’s ground staff at all ticket offices and airports will also ensure that Business Class passengers enjoy a V.I.P service, with a dedicated ticketing counter, personalized assistance at airports, as well as access to priority check-in and boarding. Passengers will also be provided with access to lounge facilities at Bandaranaike International Airport and all leading airports that Mihin Lanka flies to.

Commenting on the launch of the new Business Class service, Rohana Perera – Head of Commercial, Mihin Lanka stated, “Mihin Lanka is enhancing its product offering in order to tap into the full potential of the corporate travel market. We have seen an increase in our corporate passengers flying to destinations such as Dhaka, Bahrain and the Seychelles, and our new Business Class will enable us to cater more effectively to this segment. The introduction of our Business Class service, is also part of the airline’s long-term plan for strategic growth, and will help uplift our overall product and enable us to provide passengers with a premium travel option.”