This coming winter Sri Lankan Airlines is planning to introduce a new route from Colombo to Melbourne. Flights will be scheduled four times a week, said Lal Perera, head of Worldwide Sales at ITB Berlin. This route will cater primarily for high demand from customers in India and Sri Lanka. Both nations have large communities in Australia. Passengers will also be able to fly on to Europe. At present, Sri Lankan Airlines also flies to Frankfurt, London, Paris and Rome.