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Salalah Airport achieves 5-Star regional airport rating and wins ‘Best Regional Airport Award’

Posted 7 August 2019 · Add Comment

Salalah Airport became the first regional airport in the Middle East with a five-star ranking. It was granted at the Skytrax 2019 World Awards, held at the London Convention and Exhibition Centre.


Sheikh Ayman bin Ahmed Al Hosni, chief executive officer of Oman Airports, received the award on behalf of Oman airports, accompanied by Salim bin Awad Al Yafei, Deputy CEO of Salalah Airport.

Al Hosni said: "Salalah Airport's achievement of this rating is a confirmation of the level of care that our strategic partners and Oman Airports have towards our airport users; it also shows our continued interest in following up on their comments regarding the services provided at Salalah airport. I congratulate Salalah airports' staff and the entire Oman Airports family and the Sultanate of Oman on this significant rating.”

He added: “It is a pleasure for all the staff and me at Oman airports to dedicate this prestigious win by Salalah Airport to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said for his dedication towards building a modern Oman that would serve as an example. This ranking is only achieved thanks to his vision.”

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