07 October 2013
Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced the increase in frequency of flights to Salalah from the carrier’s primary hub in Sharjah. Effective May 8, 2013, the airline will offers three flights per week, an addition of one flight to the existing schedule, making it easier and more convenient for passengers to visit this vibrant tourist destination in the Sultanate of Oman.
Air Arabia will offer the new services to Salalah on Wednesdays departing from Sharjah International Airport at 08:00 and arriving in Salalah Airport at 09:45. Return flights will depart from Salalah on the same days at 10:25 and arrive in Sharjah at 12:05.
“We are pleased to expand services to Salalah after launching services to this unique city less than a year ago,” said, Adel Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia. “Our customer’s enjoy access to the extensive destination network of our carrier and the highest quality service possible, and today’s announcement is a direct result of that commitment. As demand soars for Air Arabia’s value for money services, we will continue to further expand our network in the Arab world and beyond, providing customers with a wider choice for value air travel.”
Salalah is a popular tourist destination due to the natural attractions and its seasonal weather, locally known as “Khareef.” Salalah includes a distinctive natural diversity where the coast blends with the mountains and the desert in wonderful harmony. During the Salalah Tourism Festival, the city is frequented by visitors from all over the world. The beautiful beaches and coastline are also major attractions for scuba diving and bird watching.