Air Arabia cancels Mattala service

Air Arabia has reportedly cancelled its Mattala route just weeks after it became the first international airline to launches services to Sri Lanka’s second international airport.

According to the ‘airline route. net’ website, reservations to Mattala on the airline’s website is no longer available.

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa announced in March that that it has added Mattala as its second destination in Sri Lanka.

The new route marked Air Arabia’s 84th destination worldwide. The inaugural flight G9508 landed in Mattala on March 18.

The low-cost pioneer operated two weekly services between Sharjah and Mattala, and it was to be increased to four times weekly starting May 19.