British Airways today confirmed that from 14th April 2013 its three times weekly London Gatwick – Male service will be extended to Colombo. Timings are as follows:

BA2043 London Gatwick 1945 – 0950+1 Male 1050+1 – Colombo 1245+1 Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays

BA2042 Colombo 1415 – 1515 Male 1630 – London Gatwick 2305 Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays.

British Airways do not hold traffic rights for the Male – Colombo sector. Flights will continue to be operated by Three Class Boeing 777-200ERs.