Popular Summer Destinations To Restart As Demand Elevates

CEO - Ahmed Shidani

SalamAir, Oman’s first low-cost airline, is thrilled to announce the revival of two of its most sought-after summer destinations, Baku in Azerbaijan, and Almaty in Kazakhstan, in response to overwhelming travel demand. Following a highly successful summer season last year, the decision to restart these destinations reflects the company's commitment to meeting the preferences and desires of its valued customers. 

Last year saw unprecedented demand for Baku and Almaty, with travelers seeking unique and vibrant experiences. The appeal of these destinations lies in their rich cultural heritage, picturesque landscapes, and a myriad of attractions that cater to a diverse range of interests. 

The decision to restart services to Baku and Almaty is a testament to the popularity of these destinations and a response to the consistently high seat factor of 85% and 87%, respectively, experienced last year. The robust demand has encouraged SalamAir to prioritize these routes, ensuring that travellers can once again enjoy the enchanting beauty and cultural richness of Baku and Almaty has to offer. 

"We are thrilled to announce the reopening of Baku and Almaty due to popular demand," said Capt: Ahmed Al Shidhani, Acting CEO of SalamAir. "The overwhelming response from our customers last year has motivated us to bring back these fantastic summer destinations. We are confident that travelers will continue to be captivated by the unique experiences Baku and Almaty offer."
About Almaty 
Nestled in the picturesque foothills of the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains, Almaty captivates visitors with its stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. As the largest city in Kazakhstan, Almaty seamlessly blends modernity with tradition, boasting vibrant markets, ornate mosques, and bustling city squares. From exploring the historic Zenkov Cathedral to indulging in traditional Kazakh cuisine at local eateries, Almaty offers many experiences for travellers seeking to immerse themselves in Central Asian charm. With its dynamic energy and enchanting landscapes, Almaty stands as a testament to the allure of Kazakhstan's cultural capital. 

About Baku
Situated on the shimmering shores of the Caspian Sea, Baku beckons with its blend of ancient history and modern sophistication. As the vibrant capital of Azerbaijan, Baku boasts a skyline adorned with futuristic skyscrapers juxtaposed against historic landmarks like the UNESCO-listed Old City. Wander through the narrow cobblestone streets of Icherisheher to discover centuries-old palaces, mosques, and caravanserais, or immerse yourself in the city's thriving arts scene at the iconic Heydar Aliyev Centre. With its bustling bazaars, culinary delights, and cosmopolitan ambiance, Baku is a city that effortlessly captures the essence of the Caucasus region. 

Travelers can expect a seamless and enjoyable journey with SalamAir, with two flights a week offered starting 16 June 2024 for Baku and 18 June for Almaty. 

For more information on booking your next adventure at introductory fares to Baku and Almaty, visit, mobile app, contact +968 27242222, or visit any of SalamAir’s sales offices or your nearest appointed travel agent.