Omani homegrown airline SalamAir has added a new direct service from Muscat to the port city of Chattogram - the airline's second destination in Bangladesh after Dhaka, which was launched in September 2018, reports Trade Arabia News Service.
Scheduled to commence on Oct 7, the new link will operate four times a week, on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, departing Muscat at 13:55 local time and arriving in Chattogram at 20:45 local time. The flight will depart Chattogram at 21:30 local time arriving in Muscat at 00:35 local time.
The route is the airline's sixth destination in the subcontinent, which includes Dhaka, Kathmandu, Karachi, Multan and Sialkot.
Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir, said: "The new flight route will represent convenience to the large Bangladeshi expatriate population living in Oman. The route will contribute to enhancing Oman's ties with Bangladesh and will also boost tourism and trade between the two countries. We will continue to create more affordable connectivity for our passengers while offering convenient and efficient travel experience."
SalamAir currently operates flights to international destinations including Dubai, Doha, Jeddah, Karachi, Multan, Sialkot, Shiraz, Kathmandu, Khartoum, Dhaka, Alexandria, Riyadh, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Tehran, Istanbul and to domestic routes Muscat, Salalah, and Sohar.