Muscat-based Oman Air views the new Omani low-cost carrier (LCC) SalamAir as a complement to its operations, rather than competition, Oman Air CEO Paul Gregorowitsch said. Oman Air has in the past studied the possibility of setting up its own budget carrier, but concluded it would be a distraction to the mainline carrier’s expansion plans. LCCs have become major players in the Middle East marketplace over the past decade and earlier this year the Omani government decided to set up a ...

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