Oman-based SalamAir, a value-for-money airline, has introduced its 36th route, a direct flight between Muscat and Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, with two flights per week beginning on July 3, 2023.

Flights from Muscat to Kuala Lumpur are scheduled for Monday and Friday. The route serves both sides' high demand for leisure and business tourism.

Kuala Lumpur, SalamAir's first destination in Malaysia, marks the airline’s further expansion into Southeast Asia. For people living in Oman and those wanting to take connecting flights, it’s a convenient non-stop flight to Southeast Asian country for leisure, shopping, or business purposes.

Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir, said: “The new service marks another milestone in our network expansion strategy. We are delighted to launch flights between Muscat and Kuala Lumpur, providing our customers with a perfect value-for-money product that allows them to be flexible, save on airfare with our competitive pricing, and add services they prefer.

“The flights will boost tourism, economic relations, business opportunities, and student movements between Oman and Malaysia and serve the overall Oman 2040 vision of supporting the inbound tourism sector as one of the main contributors to the national GDP of the Sultanate of Oman. We are committed to connecting more destinations along new sectors to establish a strong pan-international presence.”

The journey between Muscat and Kuala Lumpur will take about seven hours.

With the high demand for unique tourist destinations such as Kuala Lumpur, SalamAir looks forward to welcoming customers onboard these new flights soon. Air tickets for this route and other flights of SalamAir can be purchased on the official website of the airline, mobile app, call centre, as well as accredited agencies of the air carrier.

Kuala Lumpur is known for several attractions, including Petronas Twin Towers, the Petaling Street flea market, and Batu Caves, which are over 400 million years old. A skyline filled with luminous skyscrapers and historical architecture, the city also hosts the central hub called the Golden Triangle, which comprises Bukit Bintang, KLCC, and Chinatown.

Extensive shopping malls like Pavilion KL and Suria KLCC are among the most fantastic attractions in the city. A wide range of upscale labels from around the world is part of these malls. Gastronomes have plenty of good reasons to love the city, with restaurants and cafes abounding every corner and serving every type of dish conceivable.

Outside of Kuala Lumpur’s steel, concrete, and glass, tourists will also find plenty of green spaces and natural attractions where they can delve into lush forests with hiking trails leading to waterfalls and hills. The capital city is considered one of the world's top tourist destinations with multi-faceted sights and attractions. 

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