Some of the airlines operating flights to Salalah are Oman Air, SalamAir, Qatar Airways, flydubai, Air Arabia, Air India, Gulf Air, Etihad Airways along with the Royal Oman Police Aviation.
Salem bin Awad al Yafie, deputy chief executive officer of Salalah Airport, mentioned, “Salalah Airport, which recently received the 2019 Skytrax Award for achieving a 5-star rating in the regional airports’ category, is welcoming visitors, thanks to the efforts of its employees in different functions and roles.”
Yafie added that the airport expects about three,000 to four,000 tourist arrivals and departures each and every day till the finish of September. “Oman Airports, which is component of the Oman Aviation Group, in cooperation with its sister organizations and strategic partners, is welcoming vacationers arriving through nearby or regional airlines that operate direct flights to Salalah Airport on a everyday basis.
“Gulf Air is operating direct flights from Manama airport to Salalah while Etihad Airways will be operating flights from Abu Dhabi this week. Oman’s low-cost carrier SalamAir has started two direct flights from Kuwait and three from Abu Dhabi. In total, the weekly flights to Salalah has reached 179.”
Yafie mentioned that each and every year the airport allocates sources at the highest level to make certain a smooth travel expertise for guests. “Also, more number of personnel have been deployed at the airport to ensure a hassle-free experience. In addition, the waiting time at baggage carousel does not exceed 15 minutes before exiting the arrival hall.”
The total quantity of passengers travelling by means of Salalah Airport by the finish of April 2018 reached 442,059, a rise of two per cent compared to the exact same period in the earlier year.
Tourism solutions in Dhofar are expecting the quantity of guests to attain about 1mn this year compared to 826,000 in final year’s khareef season.
The airport terminal consists of luggage handling units, service facilities with 28 verify-in counters and self-service kiosks, jet bridges permitting passengers to board and disembark as effectively as retail outlets and restaurants.
Information Source: Muscat Daily