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Air Arabia increases flights to Salalah


Air Arabia on Sunday announced an increase in frequency of flights to Salalah from the carrier’s primary hub in Sharjah.

Effective May 8, the airline will offer three flights per week, an addition of one flight to the existing schedule, making it easier and more convenient for passengers to visit this tourist destination in the sultanate, a press release said.

Air Arabia will offer new services to Salalah on Wednesdays, departing from Sharjah International Airport at 8am and arriving in Salalah Airport at 9.45am. Return flights will depart from Salalah on the same day at 10.25am and arrive in Sharjah at 12.05pm.

“We are pleased to expand services to Salalah after launching services to this unique city less than a year ago,” said Adel Ali, group chief executive officer, Air Arabia.

“Our customers enjoy access to the extensive destination network of our carrier and the highest quality service possible, and today’s announcement is a direct result of that commitment. As demand soars for Air Arabia’s value-for-money services, we will continue to further expand our network in the Arab world and beyond, providing customers with a wider choice for value air travel.”

Salalah is a popular tourist destination due to the natural attractions and its seasonal weather, locally known as Khareef. 'During the Salalah Tourism Festival, the city is visited by visitors from all over the world. The beautiful beaches and coastline are also major attractions for scuba diving and bird watching,' the release added.