Linköping home of SAAB (Defence/Secruity) and IFS (IT) is close to Sri Lanka thanks to good flight connections via Amsterdam.
During the winter months KLM will fly directly from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Colombo three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting 30 October. The return flight departs on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
For a trip from Linköping on a Friday with a returntrip on a Thursday, the following departure times apply.
KL1178 Linköping - Amsterdam 0605 - 0755
KL 873 Amsterdam - Colombo 0940 - 2345
KL 874 Colombo - Amsterdam 0150 - 0820
KL1181 Amsterdam - Linköping 0940 - 1125.