SriLankan Airlines has formally joined oneworld during a ceremony at Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI), marking the first carrier from the Indian subcontinent to join an alliance. The membership will formally take effect at midnight April 30; its first oneworld flight will depart Colombo for Kuala Lumpur May 1. With the SriLankan join, which was sponsored by Cathay Pacific Airways, oneworld will add two new destinations to its network: Hambantota in Sri Lanka (served by HRI) and ...

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