To meet the demand due to the increasing volume of passengers flying to Salalah, Oman Air has added extra flights between Salalah-Muscat-Salalah.
Demand to Salalah during the Khareef season, which started since June is unprecedented due to the clement weather, and the ongoing Salalah Tourism Festival is an added attraction for the visitors to the governorate of Dhofar.
Confirming the significance of this route, Oman Air has added frequencies to the Muscat – Salalah – Muscat route.
The airline operated up to nine to 11 daily flights in this sector, since June 1st till August 19th, and up to 11 to 13 daily flights from August 20th till September 15th.
Focussing on the importance of the governorate of Dhofar and in line with the National Carrier’s dedicated efforts to promote tourism within the Sultanate, an additional 306 flights were introduced in this sector during the months of June, July, August and September, taking the total number of flights during this period to 1,054.
The Salalah Tourism Festival opened on August 10th and will run until September 6th.
The festival is a celebration of the history, culture, traditions and landscapes of the Governorate of Dhofar, of which Salalah is an important city.
Oman Air strives to promote tourism in the Sultanate, especially so during the Khareef season and also during the Salalah Tourism Festival, which makes Dhofar region one of the most sought after tourist destination.