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  • Airbus

    SalamAir appoints acting chief executive


    Omani low-cost carrier SalamAir has appointed Ahmed Mohammed Al-Shidhani as acting chief executive following the departure of Mohamed Ahmed. No reason was given for the change. The move follows Oman Air stating in August that it expects to develop closer ties with SalamAir under a restructuring plan outlined by the ...

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    Oman Air points to integration with SalamAir under restructuring initiative


    Oman Air has indicated that closer ties with SalamAir are likely under a restructuring plan outlined by the flag-carrier’s chairman. The restructuring is intended to resolve continuing losses and mounting debts which have burdened the carrier since the Omani government withdrew from Bahrain-based Gulf Air in 2007 to concentrate on ...

  • A330neo - Airbus

    Oman’s SalamAir steps up to long-haul with A330neo fleet


    Omani carrier SalamAir is to lease three long-haul aircraft from Irish-based lessor Avolon later this year. SalamAir is introducing three Airbus A330neo twinjets with the first scheduled to arrive in October. The lease is the subject of a letter of intent signed at the Paris air show. ...

  • SalamAir

    Omani carrier SalamAir places firm order for six E195-E2s


    Omani low-cost carrier SalamAir has placed a firm order for six Embraer E195-E2s with six options, as its seeks to expand its currently all-Airbus fleet.

  • Delivery-Montage-2021

    Which airlines welcomed new aircraft types into their fleets during 2021?


    Established airlines around the world debuted aircraft types and variants in their fleets during 2021, despite the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. We look back at some of the highlights, from nimble narrowbodies through to heavyweight widebodies. 

  • SalamAir A321neo-c-SalamAir

    SalamAir steps up capacity with A321neo introduction


    Omani low-cost carrier SalamAir has introduced its first Airbus A321neo, stepping up from its fleet of smaller A320neos. The aircraft, MSN10483, is a CFM International Leap-1A-powered airframe delivered through lessor GECAS. SalamAir says the twinjet (A40-OXA), configured with 212 seats, will be the first A32neo to be operated by an ...

  • orange2fly A320-c-Orange2Fly

    Orange2Fly A320 stall-protection activated after idle-thrust handover


    Greek investigators have disclosed that the crew of an Airbus A320 allowed the aircraft’s airspeed to decay to the point where its automatic stall-protection system activated on approach to Muscat. Operating for Oman’s SalamAir, the Greek-registered Orange2Fly A320 (SX-ODS) had been arriving from Dubai on 28 January 2019. Although the ...

  • News

    SalamAir considers establishing second Omani base


    ​Omani carrier SalamAir is considering establishing a base at the city of Salalah and opening routes to several regional destinations.