Asia’s Youngest Aircraft Fleet for the year 2021


An accolade endorsing the new fleet of aircraft

Sultanate’s fastest-growing value-for-money airline, SalamAir was awarded “Asia’s youngest aircraft fleet” for the year 2021 by Ch-Aviation, Switzerland.

Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir said we are extremely happy to have been recognized for our youngest feet of Airbus 320neo’s on a global level. This only further establishes our presence on an international level and our continued commitment to providing our customers a best-in-class flying experience while achieving operational excellence. We hope to see more customers on board our aircraft as we remain optimistic that air travel will find normalcy again soon.

The current SalamAir fleet of six Airbus 320neo aircraft is equipped with the latest technologies, efficient engines which boast operational excellence, customized interior with easy-clean leather seats for effective hygiene, the HEPA air filtration system, the improved cabin space for greater comfort to name a few.

This accolade stands true to the airline's vision to equip the organization with the most technologically advanced infrastructure be it from an operational perspective such as aircraft, maintenance, training, and safety, or from a commercial perspective such as the recently revamped website, booking engine, and state of art mobile app.

Furthermore, SalamAir is expected to receive its first Airbus 321 aircraft to its existing fleet this summer. In addition to being yet another milestone, it speaks to SalamAir’s commitment to its growth and expansion plans as well as its promise to provide its customers a convenient and comfortable flying experience from the very first touchpoint to the end of the journey.

Captain Mohamed Ahmed added, our teams are not only dedicated to benchmarking SalamAir with best practices of the industry, but they also strive to exceed these standards by creating innovative models for future developments. We are extremely proud that all these achievements are accomplished by a team of young Omanis and other experts who are eager for success.

Thomas Jaeger, the CEO of ch-aviation, said of the Award: “ch-aviation is proud to recognize SalamAir as the airline with the youngest aircraft fleet in Asia. For a young carrier such as SalamAir, this is undoubtedly an excellent measure of success. We realize achieving a level of operational efficiency takes a lot of hard work and dedication, which is why we want to acknowledge this effort and let airlines know that their efforts do not go unnoticed.”

SalamAir currently operates 6 Airbus A320Neo aircraft making it the first Omani carrier to utilize the highly rated single-aisle aircraft. SalamAir flies to domestic destinations including Muscat, Salalah, and international destinations to Dubai, Doha, Riyadh, Shiraz, Istanbul, Alexandria, Khartoum, Multan, Sialkot, Karachi, Dhaka, Chattogram, Calicut, Jaipur, Trivandrum, and Lucknow. Additional passenger services to compliment the customer experience on the home-grown airline include options for extra luggage, seat, and meal selection.

Customers can book their tickets through the airline’s official website on


About SalamAir

SalamAir commenced its commercial operations in 2017 with an aim to set new standards in the aviation industry in Oman. SalamAir meets the country’s increasing demand for affordable travel options and aims to generate further opportunities for employment and business creation in various Oman sectors. In a short span of four years, SalamAir has achieved growth in its operations and has expanded its reach across the region. With its fleet of A320neos, the airline offers flights to Dubai, Doha, Riyadh, Shiraz, Istanbul, Alexandria, Khartoum, Multan, Sialkot, Karachi, Dhaka, Chattogram, Calicut, Jaipur, Trivandrum, and Lucknow.