India is a key travel market for Oman, says SalamAir Acting CEO

Times Of Oman interview with Acting Chief Executive Officer of SalamAir Captain Ahmed Al Shidhani.

The recent announcement of SalamAir’s plans to resume and broaden its operations in India has been met with enthusiasm from the expatriate community in Oman.

Starting December 16, direct flights to key Indian cities including Hyderabad, Lucknow, Trivandrum, Calicut, and Jaipur will be operational, marking a significant step for the airline’s Acting CEO, Captain Ahmed Al Shidhani, who expressed optimism about these new destinations.
Captain Al Shidhani highlighted India as a pivotal market for SalamAir, emphasising the substantial Indian expatriate presence in Oman and the GCC region. He underlined the impact of improved air connectivity in supporting these communities and fostering cultural and business exchanges.

In an interview, Al Shidhani further detailed SalamAir’s expansion plans and the strategic selection of Indian destinations based on demand driven by expatriate demographics and business connections.

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