Oman's first low-cost carrier, SalamAir landed at the Bandaranaike International Airport
Oman’s fastest-growing value-for-money airline, SalamAir, has announced a four-times-a week direct flight service from Colombo to Muscat from Monday. The Muscat-Colombo direct route marks SalamAir’s first entry into the Sri Lankan market.
SalamAir currently operates three Airbus A320 aircraft and four Airbus A320neo aircraft making it the first Omani carrier to utilise the highly-rated single aisle aircraft. SalamAir flies to international destinations including Chittagong and Dhaka, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Doha, Jeddah and Riyadh, Karachi, Multan, Sialkot, Shiraz and Tehran, Kathmandu, Khartoum, Alexandria, Kuwait, Istanbul and to domestic routes Muscat, Salalah, and Suhar.
Sri Lanka Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman Omar Lebbe Ameer Ajwad and SalamAir CEO Captain Mohamed Ahmed and officials of MAC Aviation Services Ltd. (fully owned subsidiary of MAC Holdings Ltd. and GSA for SalamAir in Sri Lanka) were present
– Pix by Lasantha Kumara