Salalah Airport in Oman has become the very first regional airport in the Middle East to earn a Skytrax five-star ranking.
The travel hub was given its ranking during the Skytrax 2019 World Awards, which took place at the London Convention and Exhibition Center.
Accepting the award was CEO, Oman Airports, Sheikh Ayman bin Ahmed Al Hosni, who was accompanied by deputy CEO, Salalah airport, Salim bin Awad Al Yafei.
Al Hosni enthused on the good news: “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 continued: “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.”