Salalah: SalamAir is expected to boost tourism and help diversify the Omani economy, Salim bin Awadh bin Yahya Al Yaf'ei, Director General of Salalah Airport has affirmed.
SalamAir recently launched its service between Muscat and Salalah with two flights a week. The airline provides an effective means of transport at affordable prices. Its services are expected to contribute to the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the national economy and boost the development of a number of sectors, including the tourism sector.
Salim bin Awadh bin Yahya Al Yaf'ei, Director General of Salalah Airport stressed that SalamAir would help boost economic development and contribute effectively to creation of a competitive environment for the development and improvement of the civil aviation sector services in the Sultanate.
In a statement, he said that the officials of Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC) considered SalamAir as a new strategic partner and represents one of the new windows that will work to facilitate the travel experience from the economic aspects to and from the Governorate of Dhofar, therefore, internal traveling between Salalah, Muscat and other destinations to be covered by SalamAir will become easier and affordable.
He added that SalamAir is a national project that aims primarily at raising the contribution of economic returns for the Sultanate of non-oil sectors in the GDP by offering smart opportunities to meet the needs of the community.