The Oman Ministry of Tourism revealed that there has been a significant increase in the number of tourists who flocked to Dhofar during this year’s Salalah Khareef Festival, significantly boosting its ongoing efforts to position the Sultanate on the global tourism landscape by promoting the country as a popular international tourist destination.
Gulf Air celebrated its inaugural summer service to and from Salalah on June 15 as the airline resumed this popular route.
Gulf Air revealed its second destination for this year being Salalah, in Sultanate of Oman.
Oman’s Ministry of Tourism revealed that there was a large turnout of tourists visiting the Sultanate in time for the Khareef season, which takes place every year from June to early September.
Dubai-based carrier flydubai announced that flights to 10 of its destinations will move from its current operating base of Terminal 2 and relocate to Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport. Other services will continue to operate from Terminal 2, Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC).
Omani low-cost carrier, SalamAir, has introduced direct services from Salalah to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
With the Kareef season approaching, Oman Air is expanding both the frequency and capacity of its service between Muscat and Salalah in order to meet the high demand for better connections between the two Omani cities.
On March 27, Oman Air launched its inaugural flight from Salalah to Calicut. Operated with a Boeing 737-800, the new direct itinerary represents the latest move in the airline’s dynamic fleet and network expansion.
On March 26, Oman Air began operating its summer schedule, thus implementing a number of new routes, codeshares and changes to existing services, all of which are expected to contribute to the airline’s ambitious and dynamic programme of fleet and network expansion.