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
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