SalamAir adds Colombo to its travel destinations

PUBLISHED November 19, 2019

Expanding its subcontinent profile, Sultanates fastest-growing value-for-money airline, SalamAir, has announced direct flight service from Colombo to Muscat, one of the beautiful cities in the world. Muscat is a vital hub for commerce, economic and trade activities and is considered the economic and administrative centre of Oman

Scheduled to commence on November 24, 2019, the route is scheduled to operate four times a week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, departing Colombo at 08:10 local time and arriving in Muscat at 02:40 local time. The flight will depart Muscat at 12:10 local time arriving in Colombo at 9:10 local time. One-way tickets to Muscat are now available at a special promotional fare of OMR 45.

The Muscat-Colombo direct route marks SalamAirs first entry into the Sri Lankan market.  The airline now flies to seven destination in the subcontinent, including Colombo, Dhaka, Kathmandu, Karachi, Multan, Sialkot and Chattogram (Chittagong).

Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir said, "Introduction of flights between Colombo and Muscat will contribute to further growth and strengthening of ties between Oman and Sri Lanka. It will also cater to the leisure and business travellers from and to Oman and Sri Lanka. With beaches, deserts, mountains, greenery, wadis, Oman is an enthralling tapestry of different terrains. This direct flight to the stunningly beautiful capital city provides a great opportunity to discover the incredible Oman."

SalamAir currently operates three Airbus A320 aircraft and four Airbus A320neo aircraft making it the first Omani carrier to utilise the highly rated single aisle aircraft.

SalamAir flies to international destinations including Chattogram, Dubai, Doha, Jeddah, Karachi, Multan, Sialkot, Shiraz, Kathmandu, Khartoum, Dhaka, Alexandria, Riyadh, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Tehran, Istanbul and to domestic routes Muscat, Salalah, and Suhar. Additional passenger services to compliment the customer experience on the home-grown airline include options for extra luggage, seat and meal selection.


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