• DAMMAM: Strengthening its connectivity in the region, Sultanate’s fastest-growing value-for-money airline, SalamAir, has launched direct flights from Dammam to Oman’s stunning capital Muscat. This route is the airline’s 11th destination in the GCC, which includes Bahrain, Dammam Dubai, Doha, Riyadh, Jeddah, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Salalah, and Suhar.

    The new route which will commence on November 14, 2019 will have three return-trips weekly between Muscat and Dammam. Bookings for flights to these destinations are now open at a special promotional fare starting from OMR 39.

    Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir said, “We are committed to strengthening our regional operations to important destinations in GCC. As part of this expansion, we have introduced new flight from Dammam to Muscat. There is a huge demand for this route as Muscat is considered a significant hub for commerce, economic and trade activities and is considered the economic and administrative centre of Oman. With beaches, deserts, mountains, greenery, wadis, Oman is a fascinating combination of different terrains. This direct flight to the stunningly beautiful capital city provides a great opportunity to discover the incredible Oman. The launch of this new route will provide increased convenience to customers from both sides. The connectivity reflects the strong ties between Oman and Saudi Arabia in a number of areas including business and tourism.”

    He added, “With unmatched Omani hospitality, we offer impeccable service and are happy that travellers continue to enjoy flying with SalamAir. We will continue to increase our network across the world to meet the requirements of both business and leisure travellers.”

    Embodying the country's luxuriant culture, and captivating natural beauty each of tourist attraction in Oman is an enigmatic experience. The Sultanate has been charming tourists from across the world because of the exclusivity of tourism options it offers and the fact that a variety of tourist attractions are available just hours away from each other. Its varied climate with a coastline of over 3000 km is an added blessing. The splendour of the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, the turquoise water in Sur beaches, the stunning shades of Muttrah Souq, the breath-taking mountains of Jebel Al Akhdar, the top-notch shows at the Royal Opera House Muscat, the significant cave chamber in Majlis Al Jinn, spectacular Fjords of Musandam, the endless Wahiba Sands – you can find the depth of Oman in tourist spots such as these and more.

    Dammam is the third city in Saudi Arabia SalamAir flies to with the airline already flying to Riyadh and Jeddah in addition to Madinah seasonal flights.

    SalamAir currently operates flights to international destinations including Dubai, Doha, Jeddah, Karachi, Multan, Sialkot, Shiraz, Kathmandu, Khartoum, Dhaka, Chattogram, Alexandria, Riyadh, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Tehran, and 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.

    Customers can book their tickets through the airline’s official website on www.salamair.com