Oman Air to Introduce Direct Flight Between Kozhikode and Salalah


Kozhikode: Oman Air will start a new daily direct flight between Salalah, a southern Omani city, and Kozhikode from next week, the airline said in a statement.

This will be in addition to Oman Air’s flight service between Muscat and Kozhikode which is the latest destination in the airline’s fleet and network expansion programme.

The new direct service will start from March 27, and the three-and-a-half hour flight will depart Salalah at 1.10 hrs and arrive in Kozhikode at 6.20 hrs.

The return flight will leave Kozhikode at 7 hrs and arrive in Salalah at 9.15 hrs (local time).

The daily service will be operated by a Boeing 737-800.

Existing frequencies between Muscat and Kozhikode have also been increased from one daily to twice daily since February this year.

“Oman Air is committed to support the economic development of the Dhofar region, which is a key market for us. We are extremely happy to announce this new direct service between Salalah and Kozhikode,” Paul Gregorowitsch, CEO, Oman Air said.