International Tourism Flights to Salalah Increase during Winter

Salalah, The number of international flights

during the tourism winter season is on the rise at Salalah Airport.

The trend will contribute to the growth of tourism activity in the

Governorate of Dhofar during the period from 1 October to the end of

April 2019.

Dr. Khalid bin Ahmed al-Najjar, Senior Manager at the Office of

the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) in Dhofar said in a

statement to Oman News Agency (ONA) that 7 air carriers from Italy,

Germany, Cyprus, Slovakia, Poland, Czech Republic and Russia

operate flights to Salalah.

He added that Salalah Airport received yesterday the first

international flight by Nordwind Airlines of Russia. The company will

operate 16 flights during the winter season; a flight every 10 days.

He pointed out that the PACA recently approved the operation

of new tourism flights from several European countries during the

tourism winter season in a bid to enhance tourist activity in Dhofar and

promote Salalah as an attractive tourist destination.

Source: Oman News Agency