SalamAir launched flights between Muscat and Borg el Arab in Egypt on 2 March, with this marking the 12th country market which the airline now serves. It will operate the 2,929-kilometre route three times weekly using its fleet of A320s. To celebrate the route opening, a cake cutting ceremony was held at the Omani hub. Among those cutting the cake were: Dagmo Jama Ahmed, Aviation Marketing Manager, Oman Airports (second left); Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir (centre left); and Mohamed Ghoneim, Egyptian Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman (centre right).
- SalamAir made Egypt its 12th country market on 2 March, the day on which the carrier commenced its first flight to Borg el Arab (HBE), the airport serving Alexandria, the African nation’s second largest city. The airline will operate a three times weekly service to the airport from Muscat (MCT), with the carrier poised to operate the 2,929-kilometre route using its fleet of A320s. Along with Egypt, SalamAir offers scheduled flights to the international markets of Bangladesh, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and UAE on a year-round basis, while also offering scheduled seasonal services to Azerbaijan and Georgia. The airline also serves its home market of Oman.