Tickets for the Colombo Palaly sector operated by Sri Lanka Air Force Heli tours have been sold out until next week.
Air Commodore, Air Force Dayal Wijeratne said that they operate three flights a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and the response from the public has been very good.
Sri Lanka Air Force has also taken the initiative to launch three additional flights to Jaffna in view of the Nallur festive season. Two private airline operators Expo Aviation and Deccan also operate flights to Jaffna and they have all agreed to offer a return air ticket at Rs.17, 500 for the season.
Heli Tours tickets could be purchased from the Air Force office opposite TransAsia hotel and very soon they would be sold on the net and thought travel agents.
In action Heli tours will operate a weekly fights to both Trincomaleeand Sigiriya mainly to attract local and international tourists.