SalamAir Expands Network with Two New Destinations: Peshawar and Baghdad
SalamAir, Oman's value-for-money airline, is strengthening its commitment to expanding its network by adding two new destinations: Peshawar, Pakistan and Baghdad, Iraq.
Starting August 31st, 2023, we will operate three weekly flights from Muscat to Baghdad. The new route is available every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. In parallel, starting from the 1st of October, SalamAir will operate two flights per week to Peshawar every Monday and Thursday. Peshawar is our fourth destination in Pakistan, after Sialkot, Multan, and Karachi. Our operations in Pakistan began with our first flight to Sialkot on 17 May 2017.
We're excited to unveil Peshawar and Baghdad as our latest destinations, a testament to our six years of successful operations. We have now extended our network to cover 41 airports spanning three continents," Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir. He emphasized, "These new routes signify our achievement in elevating connectivity between Oman and the global while reinforcing the momentum of the tourism movement from and to the Sultanate.
Now, the SalamAir network consists of 41 destinations; SalamAir flies to domestic destinations, including Muscat, Salalah, Suhar, Duqm, and Masirah, and international destinations Dubai, Fujairah, Doha, Bahrain, Kuwait, Dammam, Riyadh, Jeddah, Madinah, Baghdad, Shiraz, Tehran, Mashhad, Istanbul, Rize, Trabzon, Alexandria, Beirut, Almaty, Baku, Kuala Lumpur, Prague, Sarajevo, Bangkok, Phuket, Colombo, Chattogram, Dhaka, Kathmandu, Karachi, Multan, Sialkot, Peshawar, Lucknow, Jaipur, and Trivandrum. SalamAir flies directly from Suhar to Salalah, Shiraz, Trabzon, and Salalah to Muscat, Suhar, Fujairah, Madinah, Bahrain, and Calicut.
SalamAir meets the nation's growing demand for affordable travel options and aims to generate further employment and business creation opportunities in various sectors in Oman. In a short span, SalamAir has grown in its operations and expanded its reach across the region, serving customers across a cross-section of society.
SalamAir commenced its commercial operations in 2017, intending 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 six years, SalamAir has achieved growth in its operations and expanded its region's reach. SalamAir was awarded Oman’s Most Trusted Brand 2022 and The Youngest Fleet in Asia for 2021 and 2022 by Ch-Aviation. It operates six A320neo, seven A321neo, and one Airbus A321 freighter.