SalamAir, the renowned airline, is thrilled to announce the introduction of its year-round Muscat-Beirut flight route, set to commence operations from September 30. This exciting development comes in response to overwhelming public demand, the remarkable success of bookings for New Year holidays, and the consistently high demand observed since the seasonal launch of this route in December 2022.
Captain Mohamed Ahmed, the CEO of SalamAir, expressed enthusiasm for this significant expansion, stating, “This new connection marks an exciting milestone for both countries and opens endless trade, tourism, and cultural exchange possibilities. Recognizing the growing interest and the remarkable seat factor on our flights, SalamAir has made the decision to include Beirut as one of its year-round destinations.”
Starting September 30, SalamAir will operate weekly flights to Beirut every Saturday, providing passengers with a convenient and affordable travel option between Oman and Lebanon. Furthermore, during the New Year holiday season, SalamAir will operate additional flights to cater to the surge in demand during this festive period.
The decision to offer year-round flights to Beirut underscores SalamAir’s commitment to meeting the needs of Lebanese expatriates and tourists alike. It not only facilitates easy travel but also encourages locals in Lebanon and Oman to explore and experience the diverse offerings of both nations. This enhanced connectivity is expected to foster greater collaboration, benefiting the economies of both countries and creating valuable opportunities for businesses and individuals.
SalamAir boasts a robust network comprising 41 destinations, encompassing both domestic and international routes. Domestically, the airline serves key Omani cities such as Muscat, Salalah, Suhar, Duqm, and Masirah. On the international front, SalamAir connects passengers to prominent destinations including 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’s extensive route network ensures seamless travel options for passengers across a variety of destinations, including direct flights from Suhar to Salalah, Shiraz, Trabzon, and Salalah to Muscat, Suhar, Fujairah, Madinah, Bahrain, and Calicut.
The airline’s fleet comprises six A320neo, seven A321neo, and one Airbus A321 freighter, reflecting its commitment to modern and efficient aircraft to enhance the travel experience for passengers.
SalamAir‘s decision to offer year-round flights on the Muscat-Beirut route aligns with its mission to connect people, promote tourism, and facilitate business interactions between Oman and Lebanon. This strategic move is set to bolster the ties between the two nations and contribute to the growth and development of their respective economies.