Category: AVIATION

Salamair Gives ‘more On Air’ With Frequent Flyer Programme

Continuing with its commitment to give guests more, SalamAir, Oman’s first budget airline has launched its first-ever frequent flyer loyalty program, ‘More on Air’. Guests can now redeem 10 boarding passes collected within one year for a one-way airline ticket to any of SalamAir’s 12 destinations. Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir said, “We listen […]

Winging its way forward

The recent opening of Oman’s most modern Muscat International Airport is expected to further strengthen the growth of aviation sector in the country Omani airports have achieved a robust growth in both passenger traffic and flight movement in 2017, which were in line with the three-pronged aviation strategy of the government. Reflecting the trend, the […]

Small is big

As a no-frills, low budget airline, Salam Air has proved beyond doubt that to excel, the sky is not the limit. Excerpts from an interview with CEO, Capt Mohammed Ahmed. David Solomon reports Could you talk about Salam Air’s operations, performance and major milestones since its launch? SalamAir has in its short lifespan of one […]

Oman Air Announces Daily Flights to Istanbul

  Starting Friday, 1 June 2018, Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman will commence a new daily flight to Istanbul from Muscat. The inaugural flight - WY 163 - will depart Muscat International Airport at 20.10 hrs. after a cake-cutting ceremony at Oman Air’s exclusive First and Business class check-in lounge. […]

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Muscat International Airport Passengers Grow 9.6 per cent

The total number of passengers at Muscat International Airport grew by 9.6 per cent to 3.68 million in the first three months of 2018, over the same period of last year. The total number of international flights at the Muscat International Airport increased by 2.9 per cent to 25,789 flights during January till March period […]

New Muscat International Airport Commences Operations

  The new Muscat International Airport (MIA), which currently has a capacity of 20 million passengers per year, has commenced operations. The capacity of the new airport will rise to 56 million passengers in the subsequent phases. Dr. Mohammed bin Nasser al-Za’abi, CEO of the Public Authority of Civil Aviation (PACA), said that the airport has […]

Spice Jet opens office in Oman

Spice Jet, India’s favourite budget airline, has opened its new office in the heart of Muscat. Located in the prime commercial area of Ruwi, the new ‘Spice City Office’ will showcase the brand prominently and will cater to the demands of all its valued customers. “This new office is another valuable bridge between two beautiful […]

Oman’s government expenditure falls

Oman’s government expenditure for the first seven months of 2017 declined 2.7 per cent to OMR6,486.9 million, from OMR6,663.8 million in the same period of last year. The gross revenue by the end of July 2017 recorded an increase of 25.7 per cent to touch OMR4,701.5 million, compared with OMR3,740.5 million during the same period […]