Members of SriLankan Airlines’ customer loyalty programme FlySmiLes can now pamper themselves at the elegant Serendib Lounge at Colombo ’s Bandaranaike International Airport.
Reputed as one of Asia ’s finest airport lounges, the Serendib had hitherto been reserved for SriLankan’s Business Class passengers. Based on an initiative by FlySmiLes it is now accessible to members travelling Economy Class on SriLankan, including those in transit, All the member needs to do is redeem a mere 2,000 Miles (points).
The lounge provides a panoramic view of the airport’s apron, with a floor to ceiling viewing glass. It has the latest in luxury such as specially designed armchairs that recline and swivel, separate rest areas with fully reclining Lazy Boy armchairs for passengers with longer transit times, showers, general seating, and a separate smokers’ room. For entertainment, there are two theatre-style giant TV screens with individual headphones at each seat. The lounge also provides convenient communications facilities including a phone booth and personal computers with Internet access. The buffet includes both hot and cold foods and there’s a full range of beverages and a selection of specialty teas and coffees.
FlySmiLes known as “The Frequent Flyer Programme that Rewards & Delights”, has partnered with no less than ten major companies to provide a wide range of exciting rewards for its members worldwide. Members earn Miles through FlySmiLes’ co-branded credit cards (American Express Platinum, and Standard Chartered Gold and Classic), communication facilities (Travelling Connect and Dialog Telekom), international air travel (Malaysia Airlines and Etihad Airways), domestic air travel (Deccan Aviation), hotels (Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces), car rentals (Hertz), and spas (Siddhalepa).
Those who use a FlySmiLes co-branded credit card to purchase an air ticket on SriLankan or any of the partner airlines will earn Miles for the transaction, and also when flying, giving them the opportunity to earn Miles twice!