As of 01st May, 2006, Oman Air commences its summer schedule with an increase in the number of flights to various WY destinations in the Middle East. Daily flights will be operated to Beirut, Bahrain and Doha, while Cairo and Kuwait will see an increase of 5 and 14 weekly flights, respectively. In addition, DXB has increased to 44 weekly flights from 27 weekly flights making the total departures out of Muscat up to 124 flights per week.
Commenting on these increases, Mr. Abdulrazaq Alraisi, Senior Manager Sales, stated that Oman Air is trying to make this summer another exceptional season in order to cater to the increasing number of passenger traffic to and from Oman.
He added that with the Khareef season just around the corner the increase in the number of frequencies and connections will have a positive impact on the tourist activities, besides facilitating the commercial and industrial segment as well. Oman Air Holidays has also come up with different travel packages to suit the needs of every valued passenger, thereby endorsing the fact that Oman Air continues to play a pivotal role in promoting tourism in Oman.
In conclusion, he stated that the increase in flights and convenient connections provides the traveler a better access to Salalah in order to enjoy and witness the natural phenomena of Khareef. Oman Air has already committed itself to promote the Khareef festival with promotional and awareness campaigns in cooperation with the concerned authorities in the Dhofar Governorate.