SKY express adds Milan, Sofia, and Munich as new destinations

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SKY express is expanding its flight network to Munich, Milan, and Sofia from the start of November.

Direct flights to Sofia and Munich International Airport from Athens start from 2nd November, with Milan flights beginning on the 3rd.

At the same time, responding to the needs of increased mobility between Athens and Rome, SKY express is also strengthening its routes with daily itineraries.

As stated by Gerasimos Skaltsas, SKY express Commercial Director: “Today we announce the expansion of our flight project to three strategic destinations with strong ties to Greece in terms of hospitality and entrepreneurship. Our satisfaction is dual, as after a particularly demanding summer season, we are ready to spread our wings reaching the 8th international destination that we serve steadily throughout the year with the youngest and greenest fleet in Greece. This can only give us further impetus for the next steps of SKY express’s long-term plan”.

SalamAir launches flights to Bursa in Turkey

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Expanding its network further, SalamAir has announced non-stop flights from Muscat to Bursa from June 16 as the first direct flight between these two cities.

Bursa becomes the third destination SalamAir flies to in Turkey after popular destinations Istanbul and Trabzon, and will now be part of the airline’s popular summer destinations in addition to Phuket, Istanbul, Trabzon, Tehran, Alexandria, Baku, and Sarajevo.

SalamAir will fly to Bursa thrice weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. SalamAir will take off from Muscat at 10:05 AM and arrive at Bursa at 2.05 PM local time. It will take off from Bursa at 2.50 PM and arrive in Muscat at 8.30 PM.

Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir, said: “It always gives me great pleasure to welcome new destinations to our network. We are consistently looking at destinations that pose significant interest to our adventurous customers. Our customer feedback and commercial viability are at the forefront of our decisions to offer exciting destination choices.”

“As such, Bursa is the third destination we are introducing in our operations in Turkey. We are sure it will appeal to our frequent passengers to Turkey, mainly Istanbul, because of the proximity between Istanbul and Bursa, which can be easily accessed with an array of ground travel options. Our customers are looking to explore more destinations as part of their leisure travel experience. The charming city of Bursa offers many tourist attractions, from adventure and sightseeing to shopping and the pleasant weather offers an enjoyable holistic experience.”

He continued: “we continue to be highly committed to our expansion plans in prompting Oman and achieving our goals in meeting Oman Vision 2040 while continuing to connect the network better; we are in the process of adding more aircraft to the fleet to serve more destinations and increase frequency whereby offering convenience, greater choice, and while maintaining affordability.”

flyadeal lists five new seasonal destinations next summer and adds Dammam to its departure stations from Cairo

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flyadeal, the latest low-cost airline and the third-largest air operator in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has listed five international destinations for its flight network in the summer of 2022. The company is expanding the number of flights to meet consumer demand for destinations, including Amman in Jordan, Tbilisi and Batumi in Georgia, Baku in Azerbaijan, and Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt. Flyadeal has also added the King Fahd International Airport in Dammam. The company will also launch a new flight to Cairo from Riyadh and Jeddah.

Con Korfiatis, Chief Executive Officer at flyadeal, explained that the new seasonal flights are in line with flyadeal’s ambitious plan to grow and expand domestically and internationally and to provide the opportunity for more of its customers to enjoy a unique travel experience, as well as being able to serve more customers.

The low-cost carrier’s seasonal flights will operate to the five destinations from mid-June until late July, with seven weekly flights from Riyadh and Jeddah to Amman. The company will also operate four flights to Tbilisi from Riyadh, three from Jeddah and two flights from Dammam, and Batumi, Georgia’s second destination, with an average of three flights from Riyadh and Jeddah. Initially, there will be an average of four flights to Baku from Riyadh and three flights from Jeddah and Dammam. There will be an average of three flights to Sharm El-Sheikh from Riyadh and Jeddah and two flights from Dammam.

The airline will also add Dammam as a new starting destination to operate flights to Cairo. It will operate seven weekly flights, in line with the demand for Cairo flights witnessed through both Riyadh and Jeddah. During the summer season, flyadeal flies to 21 destinations, including 14 domestically and seven internationally, supported by a modern fleet of 21 aircraft.

flyadeal will start selling tickets for seasonal destinations from early May 2022. Customers are encouraged to visit the flyadeal.com website for the best rate or through the smartphone application, which features a wide range of services for customers.